Consider the following glands:

  1. Pancreas
  2. Pituitary Gland
  3. Hypothalamus

Which of the above are endocrine glands?

Answer: [C] 1, 2 & 3

Endocrine glands secrete their products, hormones, directly into the blood rather than through a duct. The major glands of the endocrine system include the pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, hypothalalamus and adrenal glands.

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