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5 Matching questions

  1. endocrine system
  2. hypersecretion
  3. tetany
  4. adrenocorticotropic hormone
  5. hypothalamus
  1. a condition affecting nerves causing muscle spasms as a result of low amounts of calcium in the blood caused by a deficiency of the parathyroid hormone
  2. b excessive hormone production by an endocrine gland
  3. c a collection of glands and groups of cells thats secrete hormones that regulate growth,development, and homeostsis
  4. d A peptide hormone released from the anterior pituitary, it stimulates the production and secretion of steroid hormones by the adrenal cortex.
  5. e part of the brain which links the endocine and nervous system, and controls the pituitary gland.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Hormone secreted by the pineal gland, used to regulate sleep patterns.
  2. hormone secreted by alpha cells of the pancreas; raises blood glucose levels
  3. mechanism of hormone action used by steroid hormones which bring their message directly into the cell
  4. deficient hormone production by an endocrine gland
  5. Process that amplifies a small change (Reinforce change)

5 True/False questions

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


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


  3. follicle stimulating hormonesecreted in increasing amounts during puberty, by the anterior pituitary gland, to stimulate development of reproductive cell follicles


  4. aldosteroneThe 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.


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


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