Which of the following is secreted by an endocrine gland?

Which of the following endocrine gland secretes hormones that control sugar?

Key Points

  • The Pancreas works as both endocrine and exocrine.
  • Glands are those which secrete hormones.
  • Endocrine glands are those that secrete hormones directly (without ducts) into blood and exocrine are those glands which secrete hormones through ducts.
  • The pancreas gland is a gland that secretes hormones with or without duct, it works as an exocrine when it secretes pancreatic juice and it works as an exocrine when it secretes the hormones, insulin or Glucagon to control blood sugar levels.

Additional Information

  • The pituitary gland is also called the master gland, controls the function of most other endocrine glands.
  • The pituitary, a pea-sized gland at the base of the brain, produces a number of hormones.
  • The Hypothalamus is a part of the brain that plays a crucial role in many important functions of the Human Body.
  • The hypothalamus is located below the thalamus in the brain.
  • Hypothalamus regulates the pituitary gland .
  • The Thyroid gland is an endocrine gland i.e, releases hormones directly into the blood.
  • It produces thyroxine hormone (T4) and triiodothyronine hormone (T3).

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