Flashcards in Histology: Endocrine System Deck (19)
List the two cell types of the parathyroid glands.
- Chief Cells
- Oxyphil Cells
What is a Hering body?
Hering bodies are large dilated axon terminal endings that are filled with accumulated neurosecretory granules seen in the posterior pituitary
List the hormone produced by the parafollicular cells of the thyroid gland.
List the substances secreted by the chromaffin cells of the adrenal medulla.
How does the anterior pituitary stain?
How does the posterior pituitary stain?
What are the 3 cell types in the anterior pituitary?
What do acidophils secrete?
Acidophils secrete growth hormone and prolactin
What do basophils secrete?
Basophils secrete TSH, LH and FSH and ACTH
What hormones does the posterior pituitary secrete?
How do thyroid follicles appear?
Filled with pink colloid
What are parafollicular cells of they thyroid AKA?
What do chief cells of the PT secrete?
What does the zona glomerulosa secrete?
Mineralocorticoids - aldosterone
What does the zona fasciculata secrete?
Glucocorticoids - cortisol
What does the zona reticularis secrete?
DHEA - androgens
What do alpha cells of the pancreas secrete?
What do beta cells of the pancreas secrete?