Endocrine System Quiz

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Which gland is responsible for secreting melatonin?

Pineal gland

How many major parts is the pituitary gland divided into?

Three

Which organ secretes hormones that regulate metabolism and growth?

Thyroid gland

Which gland is not part of the endocrine system?

Liver

Which part of the pituitary gland produces six trophic hormones?

Pars distalis

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Endocrine System

  • The pineal gland is responsible for secreting melatonin.
  • The pituitary gland is divided into two major parts: the anterior lobe and the posterior lobe.
  • The thyroid gland is the organ that secretes hormones that regulate metabolism and growth.
  • The pancreas is not part of the endocrine system (although it does produce hormones, such as insulin and glucagon).
  • The anterior lobe of the pituitary gland produces six trophic hormones.

Test your knowledge of the endocrine system with this quiz. Explore the functions of hormones, endocrine glands, and their role in regulating metabolism, growth, and development. Learn about the key components of the endocrine system such as the hypothalamus, pituitary gland, thyroid, adrenal glands, pancreas, and more.

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