By Larry Engelking

This booklet is meant to provide readers a “quick glance” at metabolic and endocrine body structure. Emphasis is put on tutorial figures, circulation diagrams and tables, whereas textual content fabric has been held to a minimal. often, the endocrine procedure is first outlined and defined, after which each one endocrine gland is mentioned individually. the place acceptable, universal endocrine issues have additionally been integrated. this article concisely elucidates the endocrine mechanisms chargeable for holding homeostatic keep watch over of significant physiologic variables, and to help the reader in figuring out universal pathophysiologic deviations from basic. Over 360 multiple-choice questions gauge the reader’s skill to successfully comprehend the topic material.

This re-creation comprises six new chapters overlaying: hormone disposition, size and secretion; bovine, equine and rodent estrus cycles; primate menstrual cycle; male reproductive process; testosterone, estrogen and progesterone; comparative features of endocrinology. studying goals were further before everything of every bankruptcy and all the questions are new.

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