Pituitary gland

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Chapter 7 - The Endocrine System 2

The anterior pituitary receives signalling molecules from the hypothalamus, and in response, synthesizes and secretes seven hormones. The posterior pituitary does not produce any hormones of its own; instead, it stores and secretes two hormones made in the hypothalamus.

Chapter 7 - The Endocrine System 1

The Endocrine System is made up of the pituitary gland, thyroid gland, parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, pancreas, ovaries (in females) and testicles (in males), according to the Mayo Clinic.