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Name the following endocrine glands:

i) The master of the endocrine orchestra

ii) The dual gland

Answer :

i) The master of the endocrine orchestra- Pituitary gland is known as the Master of the endocrine orchestra.

It is so called because it regulates the secretion of all other endocrine glands present in the body.


ii) The dual gland- Pancreas is the dual gland. It is so called because it exhibits nature of both glands i.e. exocrine and endocrine. It secretes hormone insulin from its endocrine part i.e. Islets of Langerhans and enzymes chymotrypsin and pancreatic lipase from its exocrine part i.e. acinar cells. So, pancreas s the dual gland.


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