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Endocrine system 5: the functions of the pineal and thymus glands

John Knight, Zubeyde Bayram-Weston Orcid Logo, Maria Andrade Sienz

Endocrine system 5: the functions of the pineal and thymus glands, Volume: 117, Issue: 9, Pages: 53 - 57

Swansea University Authors: John Knight, Zubeyde Bayram-Weston Orcid Logo, Maria Andrade Sienz

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The endocrine system consists of glands and tissues that produce and secrete hormones to regulate and coordinate vital bodily functions. This article, the fifth in an eight-part series on the endocrine system, explores the anatomy and physiology of the pineal and thymus glands, and describes how the...

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Published in: Endocrine system 5: the functions of the pineal and thymus glands
ISSN: 0954-7762
Published: Nursing times Online Nursing Times 2021
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa58017
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Abstract: The endocrine system consists of glands and tissues that produce and secrete hormones to regulate and coordinate vital bodily functions. This article, the fifth in an eight-part series on the endocrine system, explores the anatomy and physiology of the pineal and thymus glands, and describes how they regulate and coordinate vital physiological processes in the body through hormonal action.
Item Description: https://www.nursingtimes.net/clinical-archive/long-term-conditions/endocrine-system-5-the-functions-of-the-pineal-and-thymus-glands-23-08-2021/#:~:text=In%20addition%20to%20pineal%2Dderived,to%20synthesise%20and%20release%20melatonin.&text=Melatonin%20directly%20influences%20the%20activity,such%20as%20thymosin%20and%20thymulin.
Keywords: Endocrine system, Hormones, Pineal gland, Thymus gland
College: College of Human and Health Sciences
Issue: 9
Start Page: 53
End Page: 57