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5 Matching questions

  1. cortisol
  2. osteoporosis
  3. testosterone
  4. Prolactin
  5. hyposecretion
  1. a deficient hormone production by an endocrine gland
  2. b The male sex hormone produced by the testes which promotes the maturation of the reproductive system accessory structures, and development of the male secondary sex characteristics.
  3. c Peptide hormone released by anterior pituitary which promotes lactation.
  4. d secreted from the adrenal cortex, aids the body during stress by regulating glucose, carbohydrates, and fat levels
  5. e a condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily; may be caused by hypersecretion of parahormone

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. part of the brain which links the endocine and nervous system, and controls the pituitary gland.
  2. a condition in which the pancreas fails to produce enough insulin or the body's cells cannot use it properly, characterized by excessive thirst, weight loss/gain, frequent urination.
  3. hormone secreted by alpha cells of the pancreas; raises blood glucose levels
  4. inner part of kidney which produces epineprine and norepinephrine
  5. the master gland of the endocrine system

5 True/False questions

  1. calcitoninHormone secreted by the pineal gland, used to regulate sleep patterns.

          

  2. Thymus glandGland located near the heart; it aids in the body's defence against infection by making antibodies

          

  3. estrogena general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics

          

  4. parahormonesecreted by parathyroid glands and controls calcium and phosphate metabolism

          

  5. cortexsecreted from the adrenal cortex, aids the body during stress by regulating glucose, carbohydrates, and fat levels

          

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