Endocrine glands

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soliix
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Endocrine glands

Post by soliix » Tue Sep 30, 2008 6:02 am

From birth to age six, which endocrine glands promote growth?

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Post by luisacastro » Sun Oct 19, 2008 9:49 pm

Well, I'd say that the pituitary gland secretes GH (Growing Hormone) for the whole life of a person, which includes the childhood. Even though we don't grow taller after adolescence, this gland still secretes GH into the blood stream. So I guess the answer is the pituitary gland. :D

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Post by theodoravoon » Sun Oct 26, 2008 3:12 am

pituitary gland is the master of our endocrine gland

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