A Visual Introduction to Human Anatomy
Use the Visible Body Learn Site’s text, illustrations, and animations to learn and communicate basic human biology concepts. Enjoy!
This Gland Is Your Gland: The Endocrine Glands and How They Work
The important roles of the hypothalamus and pituitary glands
The pineal gland and its relation to sleep
What do the thyroid and parathyroid glands do?
Adrenal hormones and the “fight-or-flight” response
Learn about the cell clusters in the pancreas that regulate blood sugar
Hormones in Control: How the Endocrine System Regulates Body Functions
Target cells and hormone receptors
What is the hypophyseal portal system?
What do the anterior pituitary hormones do?
Learn about antidiuretic hormone and oxytocin
What happens during the “fight-or-flight” response and the “resistance phase”?
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