ENDOCRINE GLANDS

EXOCRINE GLANDS

They secrete hormones directly into blood

(to reach a particular body part which is called target site)

They secrete substances into duct or a tube. These substances are not hormones

Example

Pituitary gland

Thyroid Glands

Example

Salivary gland produces saliva

This saliva does not mix with blood

It is stored in salivary duct

 

 

Questions

NCERT Question 9 (5) - Word game : Use the clues to work out the words

Hormone reaches here through blood stream

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  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 10 Class 8 - Reaching The Age Of Adolescence

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