Anatomical Issues

The diagram below shows the location and hormones produced by most of the relevant glands in the body. Though this course will not cover every hormone that's indicated for every gland, please investigate this diagram. You can refer back to this diagram as needed throughout the course; just click on "Anatomy" on the Table of Contents to your left.
(Text of the course is continued below the diagram)


Move your cursor over the following diagram, and locate the sites of hormone production.


Hormones are produced in a variety of anatomical areas. With pregnancy, there is an increase in the number of hormone sources, and in many cases, a significant change in the quantity of hormone produced.

For example,

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The ovary stops producing estrogen and progesterone during pregnancy.

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