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Bowhead whale
2015-01-08 14:47:36

By measuring hormone in tissues comprised from keratin, researchers from the New England Aquarium in Boston and North Slope Borough in Alaska are hoping to find a way to study the physiological condition and reproductive activity of bowhead whales.

2015-01-08 08:30:29

WHIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from a recent patient satisfaction study conducted by J.D.

2015-01-06 12:27:50

Awards will provide funding for innovative diabetes researchers ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With nearly 30 million adults and children in the U.S.

female smoker
2015-01-06 11:34:04

Women who are trying to kick the smoking habit as part of a New Year’s resolution should pay special attention to their menstrual cycle, experts from the University of Montreal and the Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Montréal claim in a recently-published study.

2015-01-05 23:01:04

These cases are among more than 270 testosterone treatment lawsuits currently pending in federal court, all of which allege low testosterone therapies increase a man’s risk for heart attacks,

2015-01-05 08:30:50

Successful Dose Response Further Confirms Phase 3 Trial Design MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Versartis, Inc.

estrogen
2015-01-03 13:38:27

A new, more sensitive method of detecting trace amounts of estrogen in small samples could improve research into cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions, according to research published in a recent edition of the journal Analytica Chimica Acta.

2015-01-01 23:00:49

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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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onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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