Category: Parts of Body

Thyroid

Thyroid Gland

Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, just above your collarbone. It is one of your endocrine glands, which produces hormones. Thyroid Gland releases hormones that control metabolism. Thyroid hormones control the speed of many activities in your body includes. Breathing Heart rate Central and peripheral nervous systems Body weight Muscle strength Menstrual cycles› Body temperature Cholesterol levels Much more! See Hypothyroidism See Hyperthyroidism See Goiter See Thyroiditis See Thyroid Cancer What Thyroid […]

Testes

Testes

The testes are the male gonads, the primary male reproductive organs. They have two very important functions that are very important to the male reproductive system: they produce gametes, or sperm, and they secrete hormones, primarily testosterone. The testes, or testes, are oval-shaped organs located in the scrotum, just behind the penis and just in front of the anus in male humans. Each testicle weighs 0.35 to 0.5 ounces (10 to 15 grams), according to […]

Ovaries

The ovary is a ductless reproductive gland in which female reproductive cells are produced. Females have a pair of ovaries, supported by a membrane next to the uterus on each side of the lower abdomen.

Stomach

Stomach

The stomach is a muscular organ located on the left side of the upper abdomen. The stomach receives food from the esophagus. When food reaches the end of the esophagus, it enters the stomach through a muscular valve called the lower esophageal sphincter.

Pancreas

Pancreas

Pancreas plays an essential role in converting the food we eat into fuel for the body’s cells. The pancreas has two main functions: an exocrine function that aids in digestion and an endocrine function that regulates blood sugar.

Uterus

Uterus

The uterus is an organ of the female reproductive system. It’s shaped like an upside-down pear and has thick walls. The uterus’s main function is to house and nourish a fetus until it’s ready for birth.