Endocrine System

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Endocrine System by Mind Map: Endocrine System

1. Testes

1.1. Produces testosterone in male reproductive organ

2. Pancreas

2.1. Insulin -decreases blood glucose levels

2.1.1. Diabetes Type 2 - chronic disease affecting glucose levels

2.2. Glucagon - increases blood glucose levels

3. Thyroid

3.1. Thyroxine - helps growth and development, also increases metabolic rate

3.2. Calcitonin - release calcium to bones

4. Ovaries

4.1. Estrogen - Created for maturation of eggs

4.2. Progesterone - Forms placenta

5. Adrenal Gland

5.1. Adrenal Medulla

5.1.1. increase sugar and fatty acids in blood

5.1.2. Glucocorticoids - increase bloodsugar

5.2. Adrenal Cortex

5.2.1. Produces testostorone

5.2.2. Aldosterone - increase reabsorption of salt in kidney

6. Pituitary Gland

6.1. Growth hormone - stimulates growth, protein synthesis, and fat metabolism

6.2. Adrenocorticotropic hormone - Releases Hormones

7. Heart

7.1. Atrial natriuretic peptide (ANP) - increases water and salt excretion in kidneys

8. Kidney

8.1. Renin- Regulates Blood Pressure

8.2. Erythropoietin - stimulates red blood cells synthesis