The endocrine system and how it relates to the thyroid

Endocrinology is a branch of medicine dealing with the endocrine system, its diseases, and its secretions called hormones.

Although every organ system secretes and responds to hormones (including the brain, lungs, heart, intestine, skin, and the kidney), endocrinology focuses on the endocrine organs: the adrenals, ovaries,pancreas pituitary, thyroid and testes.

An endocrinologist is a doctor who specializes in treating disorders of the endocrine system, such as diabetes, hyperthyroidism, and many others (see list of diseases below

 An endocrinologist is a doctor who specialises in treating endocrine disorders, such as hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer and hypothyroidism.


1. Pineal gland, 2. Pituitary gland, 3. Thyroid gland, 4. Thymus, 5. Adrenal gland, 6. Pancreas, 7. Ovary, 8. Testicle

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