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Flashcards in Endocrine System Deck (7):
1

What are the 3 main types of cells in anterior pituitary

Acidophils
Basophils
Chromophobes

2

What cells secrete melanocytes stimulation hormone?

Basophillic cells

3

What connects the 2 lobes of thyroid

Isthmus

4

What’s the purpose of thyroid follicular cells?

Take up iodide to convert to iodine
Take up thyroglobulin via endocytosis and break it down via lysosomes

5

What’s the purpose of thyroid c cells/parafollicular

Found between clusters of follicle cells
Secretes calcitonin which stops mobilisation of ca2+

6

What the point of parathyroid cells?

Stimulates calcium mobilasation via chief cells which is contrasting to thyroid c cells

7

what are the cells in isles of langerhands and what do they produce?

Alpha- glucagon
Beta-insulin
D cells- somatostatin
Pp cells- pancreatic poly peptides