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    1. The pituitary gland: The function of pituitary gland is to secrete a number of hormones that regulate and control a number of other endocrine glands.
    2. The pancreas: As endocrine gland the function of pancreas is to regulate the levels of sugar in the blood by secreting the hormones insulin and glucagon.
    3. The thyroid gland: The function of the thyroid gland is to secrete thyroid hormones which maintain normal heart rate, blood pressure and temperature. The thyroid hormones also regulate body’s metabolic rate, growth and development.
    4. Gonads: The function of gonads is to produce gametes and a group of sex hormones.
    5. The parathyroid glands: The function of the parathyroid glands is to secrete parathyroid hormone which increases blood calcium levels by stimulating the bones to release calcium.
    6. The adrenal glands: The function of adrenal glands is to secrete the hormones epinephrine and norepinephrine which orchestrate the nervous system’s reaction to stress and its “fight or flight” response to danger, regulate metabolism and maintain salt and water balance in blood.

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