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5 Matching Questions

  1. Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone
  2. Pituitary Dwarfism
  3. adrenal cortex
  4. Acromegaly
  5. Diabetes Mellitus
  1. a not enough insulin, or body doesn't respond to insulin
    Type I
    Type II
    Gestational Diabetes
  2. b AP hormone
    skin pigment hormone
  3. c outer layer
    Aldosterone - water retention (balance)
    Cortisol - fights stress
  4. d hypersecretion (too much) growth hormone during adulthood
    after epiphyseal plate has sealed
  5. e hyposecretion (not enough) growth hormone in children

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. develop form all 3 embryonic germ layers
    secrete hormones into bloodstream
    endocrinology - study of endocrine glands and hormones
  2. chaines of amino acids
    most common
    growth hormone
  3. all made in hypothalamus
    Follicle Stimulating Hormone (gonads)
    Luteinizing Hormone (gonads)
    Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
    Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
    Prolactine (makes milk)
    Growth Hormone
    Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone (in epidermis)
  4. pancreatic islet
    secreted by beta cells
    body takes up glucose
    low blood sugar levels
  5. inner layer
    epinephrine (adrenaline) and norepinephrine
    -starts fight or flight response (sympathetic nervous system)

5 True/False Questions

  1. steroidslipid derived from cholesterol


  2. Corticosteroidslipid derived from cholesterol


  3. Pituitary Gland (Hypophysis)
    "Master gland"
    anterior pituitary - adenohypophysis, glandular tissue
    posterior pituitary - nuerophypopysis, part of the brain


  4. Thyroid Glandbutterfly shape
    inferior to larynx
    makes: thyroid hormone (increase metabolic rate)
    calcitonin (lowers blood Ca, increase osteoblasts activity, bones more dense)


  5. Glucagonpancreatic islet
    secreted by beta cells
    body takes up glucose
    low blood sugar levels


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