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  1. adrenocorticotropic hormone
  2. osteoporosis
  3. progesterone
  4. pineal gland
  5. positive feedback
  1. a a condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily; may be caused by hypersecretion of parahormone
  2. b A small mass of tissue near the center of the brain; it secretes the hormone melatonin.
  3. c A hormone produced by the ovaries which acts with estrogen to bring about the menstral cycle.
  4. d Process that amplifies a small change (Reinforce change)
  5. e A peptide hormone released from the anterior pituitary, it stimulates the production and secretion of steroid hormones by the adrenal cortex.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. mechanism of hormone action used by protein hormones; attach to cell membrane receptors which activate enzymes in the cell to produce the desired effect
  2. hormone secreted by alpha cells of the pancreas; raises blood glucose levels
  3. a response that opposes the original stimulus
  4. Produced by the thyroid gland and decreases the blood calcium levels by stimulating calcium deposit in the bones. The antagonist of the parathyroid hormone.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. Cushing syndromeThe 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.

          

  2. tetanycondition affecting nerves causing muscle spasms as a result of low amounts of calcium in the blood caused by a deficiency of the parathyroid hormone

          

  3. hyposecretionexcessive hormone production by an endocrine gland

          

  4. ProlactinPeptide hormone released by anterior pituitary which promotes lactation.

          

  5. protein hormonesclass of hormones that cannot pass through the cell membrane; less likely to be stored in the body

          

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