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Adrenal cortex
monitors blood sugar levels; helps in lipid & protein metabolism
Adrenal medulla
controls cardiac function; raises blood sugar and controls size of blood vessels
Thyroid gland
helps regulate metabolism and functions in growth and development
Parathyroid
regulates calcium levels in blood
Pancreas islets
raises & lowers blood sugar; active in carbohydrate metabolism
Thymus gland
plays role in immune response
Pineal gland
influences daily biorhythms & sexual activity
Pituitary gland
important role in growth & development
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