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Connected with spirituality, awakening, third eye, different dimensions of growth


Master gland, through its hormones it influences most of the other ductless glands of the body


Associated with metabolism, regulating the chemistry of the tissues. Regulates oxygen consumption and the expulsion of carbon dioxide.

Endocrine gland

Ductless glands, they produce hormones; some a single and produce two or more.


Two pairs of tiny oval bodies embedded in posterior surface of the thyroid gland. Under secretion causes the muscles to go in to spasm. Over secretion causes the bones to soften, there is also depression of the nervous system.


Functions not known. Thought to be concerned with the production of antibodies

Adrenal glands

Secretion of these glands magnifies when we become angry or experience fear. This increase in output raises the blood pressure in order to counter act the shock.

The Islets of Langerhans of the Pancreas

Secretion of insulin, which lowers the blood concentration of glucose and facilitates the transportation of glucose into the cells together with potassium


Internal female organs of reproduction. At each menstrual cycle, one of the ova develops into a Graafian Follicle, which ripens, and eventually ruptures, causing the ovum (singular of ova) to escape in the uterine tube.


Male organs of reproduction. Where sperm is formed. Testosterone is produced here. The secretion of testosterone increases at puberty and is responsible for the development of masculine characteristics; such as, facial hair, deepening of the voice, etc.