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Pineal GlandMelatonin
Pituitary Gland (pg. 428)HGH, FSH and LH (Gonadotropins), prolactin, oxytocin, ACTH, TSH, ADH.
Thyroid gland.Controls Metabolism. Releases calcitonin
Parathyroid (pg. 434)Helps control calcium and phospherous
HypothalamusIn control of pituitary hormones
PancreasReleases insulin, to decrease blood sugar levels, and glucose to increase blood sugar levels.
ThymusReleases hormones that are essential during puberty, disappears until older age.
The Adrenal Cortex Fight or flight hormone. Releases adrenaline and noradrenaline.
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