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Medicine LibreTexts

1.1: Endocrine Anatomy

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  • Learning Objectives

    • Identify endocrine system gross anatomical structures.
    • Identify endocrine system microscopic structures.

    Gross and Microscopic Anatomy

    Use local resources to view structures of the endocrine system.

    Teach students the technique of swift and rough sketches of microscopic anatomy in preparation for playing a small-group game with students using their notes to identify endocrine microanatomy on projected slides.

    Endocrine Structures List

    • Hypothalamus
    • Pituitary gland
    • Pineal gland
    • Thyroid
    • Parathyroid gland
    • Thymus
    • Adrenal Glands
    • Pancreas
    • Ovaries
    • Testes
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