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2015-02-10 23:10:35

MBS acquired an MTI seed grant with the intent to integrate the antibodies into a lateral flow, point of care test to measure both equine progesterone and LH as a method of predicting ovulation

2015-02-10 23:07:28

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT).

2015-02-10 12:31:34

DALLAS, February 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MarketReportsOnline.com adds Global Glucose Monitoring Market: 2015 Edition research report that says the demand for glucose monitors

2015-02-10 12:30:54

FDA's Orange Book Updated to Reflect New Vogelxo(TM) Rating MAPLE GROVE, Minn., Feb.

faithful lovers
2015-02-05 11:26:48

Is your ring finger longer than your index finger? If so, then you’re more likely to have a promiscuous love life, according to a new study.

2015-02-04 23:11:49

National testosterone attorneys report on a new testosterone lawsuit filed in Maryland by a man who alleges a heart attack and stroke were caused by taking Testim testosterone therapy; the Onder

flies insulin-decreasing hormone
2015-02-04 13:09:56

Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine have for the first time discovered evidence of the existence of limostatin, a long-suspected hormone that decreases insulin in both flies and humans, according to research published Tuesday in the journal Cell Metabolism.

2015-02-03 23:11:28

Testosterone Drug Lawsuit Filings Allege Products Prescribed To Treat Low Testosterone Levels In Men Cause Heart Attacks, Blood Clots and Strokes Columbus, OH

2015-02-03 08:34:44

Camps help hundreds of children with diabetes learn lifelong disease management skills INDIANAPOLIS and ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb.


Latest Endocrine system Reference Libraries

Technophobia
2013-12-24 11:45:54

Technophobia, from Greek techne, meaning art, skill, or craft, and phobos, meaning fear, is the fear or the dislike of advanced technology or complex devices, particularly computers. Although there are a number of interpretations of technophobia, they appear to become more complex as technology continues to evolve. The term is usually used in the sense of irrational fear, but others contend that their fears are justified. It is related to cyber phobia and it is the opposite of technophilia....

Pituitary gland
2013-04-30 10:34:49

The pituitary gland, also called the hypophysis, is an endocrine organ found within a small, bony cavity at the base of the brain. Its primary function is to secrete hormones that regulate homeostasis. More specifically, the pituitary gland is a glandular structure about the size of a pea. It is located below the brain and above the nasal cavity in a protected pocket called the sella turcica, which is within the sphenoid bone. It connects to the hypothalamus via a neck-like structure...

Pineal Gland
2013-04-30 10:31:18

The pineal gland, also called the epiphysis cerebri, is an endocrine organ located in the brain. Its primary function is to regulate the sleep cycle and influence sexual development. It is a reddish-gray glandular structure that forms the roof of the third ventricle in the brain, between the two lateral ventricles, tucked in a groove near the thalamic bodies. Its body is relatively the size of a grain of rice; it’s shaped like a pine cone and has an infindibular stalk projecting from it....

Ovaries
2013-03-05 14:55:04

The ovaries are the two reproductive female organs where the eggs are produced. These are parallel to the testes in men. Formation and Orientation Each ovary is the size of an almond and is located on one side of the pelvis before the ureter and internal iliac artery but after the external iliac artery. They are attached to either side of the uterus. They are connected and release eggs to fallopian tubes, though not attached, monthly during the menstrual cycle. They also produce...

Hypothalamus
2013-03-04 13:43:30

The hypothalamus is an organ that serves as an important link, along the hypothalamic-hypophyseal axis, between the nervous system and the endocrine system. It is located within the cranial cavity, in the cerebrum, right below the thalamus. It also forms the floor of the third ventricle in the brain. It contains neural pathways, blood vessels, glial cells, and secretory cells—all of which work together to control things like body temperature, hunger, thirst, sleep, and hormonal and...

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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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