Endocrine Pathology – Pituitary Adenomas (89)

System in which organs or tissues secrete hormones that act locally on adjacent cells (e.g. ovary secretes estrogen that acts on ovarian cells)
System in which organs or tissues secrete hormones that act locally on adjacent cells (e.g. ovary secretes estrogen that acts on ovarian cells)
paracrine system

System in which organs, tissues, or cells secrete hormones that act on its own cells (e.g. epinephrine inhibits its synthetic enzyme in adrenal medullary cells)
System in which organs, tissues, or cells secrete hormones that act on its own cells (e.g. epinephrine inhibits its synthetic enzyme in adrenal medullary cells)
autocrine system

System in which organs or glands secrete hormones via a duct to reach the surface (e.g. pancreas secretes lipases and proteases into the pancreatic duct)
System in which organs or glands secrete hormones via a duct to reach the surface (e.g. pancreas secretes lipases and proteases into the pancreatic duct)
exocrine system