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DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ENDOCRINE GLANDS AND EXOCRINE GLANDS

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Published: Friday, 02 June 2017
Updated: Friday, 02 June 2017 21:32
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DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ENDOCRINE GLANDS AND EXOCRINE GLANDS
DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ENDOCRINE GLANDS AND EXOCRINE GLANDS

Character

Endocrine Gland

Exocrine Gland

i. Definition

The glands whose secretions are always inside the body are called endocrine glands.

The glands whose secretions come out of the body are called exocrine glands.

ii. Secretions

Hormones

Enzymes and other than hormones

iii. Passage of secretions

Travel through blood

Never released into blood

iv. Ducts

Absent, hence also called duct less glands

Present, hence also called duct glands.

v. Examples

Glucagon, insulin, etc.

Enzymes like trypsin, erepsin, etc.

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