The encyclopedia of endocrine diseases and disorders

By Jr, William Birchard & Petit, William A. & Adamec, Christine A.

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978-0-81605-135-9
Publisher
New York, NY : Facts On File, c2005.


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Reviewed on July 15, 2005

The endocrine system, which consists of glands that secrete hormones (e.g., adrenal glands, the pancreas, ovaries, testicles, and the thyroid), regulates the function of all major body systems. Petit (director, Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate, New Britain General Hospital, CT; clinical medicine, Univ. of Connecticut Sch. of Medicine) and medical writer Adamec have produced a reference work that explains this complex system and its complications to lay readers. An introduction covers the function of the glands throughout life and discusses the role of each. More than 250 A-to-Z entrie...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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