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adrenal cortex
the outer portion of the adrenal gland
anterior pituitary
the front lobe of the pituitary gland
parathyroid glands
one of four small endocrine glands embedded in the posterior portion of the thyroid gland
posterior pituitary
the lobe of pituitary gland that secretes oxytocin and antiduiretic hormone (vasopressin)
prostaglandins
a group of compounds with powerful, hormonelike effects
thymus
a glandular organ in the mediastinum behind the sternum and between the lungs