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5 Matching Questions

  1. glucagon
  2. one messenger model
  3. adrenocorticotropic hormone
  4. Prolactin
  5. medulla
  1. a Peptide hormone released by anterior pituitary which promotes lactation.
  2. b inner part of kidney which produces epineprine and norepinephrine
  3. c A peptide hormone released from the anterior pituitary, it stimulates the production and secretion of steroid hormones by the adrenal cortex.
  4. d hormone secreted by alpha cells of the pancreas; raises blood glucose levels
  5. e mechanism of hormone action used by steroid hormones which bring their message directly into the cell

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A hormone produced by the ovaries which acts with estrogen to bring about the menstral cycle.
  2. a response that opposes the original stimulus
  3. class of hormones that cannot pass through the cell membrane; less likely to be stored in the body
  4. deficient hormone production by an endocrine gland
  5. chemical "messengers" of the endocrine system that are released into the blood

5 True/False Questions

  1. melatoninProduced by the thyroid gland and decreases the blood calcium levels by stimulating calcium deposit in the bones. The antagonist of the parathyroid hormone.


  2. endocrine systema collection of glands and groups of cells thats secrete hormones that regulate growth,development, and homeostsis


  3. testosteronea corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland, regulates mineral balance in blood and controls fluid volumes


  4. cortisolouter part of kidney which produces corticosteroids; helps body deal with longtern stress


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


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