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What is Pituitary Gland and its Secretions?

The human pituitary gland is reddish – Grey, an oval structure about 10mm in diameter located in the brain just behind the optic chiasma as an extension of the field the hypothalamus. The average weight of the gland in females is 0.5 – 0.6gm and in males is 0.6 to 0.7 gm.  The Pituitary gland location […]

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What is Endocrine system and its secreting Hormones

The study of Endocrine glands and their functions are called ‘Endocrinology’ the term introduced by PENDE. Vertebrates has been attained their systems in evolution. The systems are Respiratory system, Circulatory system, excretory system, Digestive system, Nervous system, Endocrine system and some other systems. In this there are two integrated systems functioning in Homeostasis in vertebrates […]

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Blood MCQ: Biochemistry Practice Tests series

Welcome to Biochemistry MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) examinations zone. These questions are designed based on the Topic “Composition of Blood”.  Recently i have posted one article on Composition of Blood and Biochemistry video lecture also. Before going to start this test please verify my previous biochemistry study materials in this blog. Basics of Biochemistry What […]

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What is the Composition of Blood ?

Blood is a connective tissue, flowing through capillaries, veins and arteries of all vertebrates. The red color is characteristic due to the presence of hemoglobin in the red blood cells. It is a type of connective tissue specialized with a matrix colloidal liquid and a complex constitution. It is a solid phase (formed elements), which includes the erythrocytes (or red blood cells), the leukocytes (white blood cells) and platelets, and a liquid […]

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