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  1. aldosterone
  2. protein hormones
  3. adrenal gland
  4. testosterone
  5. follicle stimulating hormone
  1. a one of a pair of ductless glands, located above the kidneys, consisting of a cortex, which produces steroidal hormones, and a medulla, which produces epinephrine and norepinephrine.
  2. b class of hormones that cannot pass through the cell membrane; less likely to be stored in the body
  3. c 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.
  4. d a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland, regulates mineral balance in blood and controls fluid volumes
  5. e secreted in increasing amounts during puberty, by the anterior pituitary gland, to stimulate development of reproductive cell follicles

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A peptide hormone released from the anterior pituitary, it stimulates the production and secretion of steroid hormones by the adrenal cortex.
  2. mechanism of hormone action used by steroid hormones which bring their message directly into the cell
  3. Hormone secreted by the pineal gland, used to regulate sleep patterns.
  4. the master gland of the endocrine system
  5. hormone secreted by alpha cells of the pancreas; raises blood glucose levels

5 True/False Questions

  1. steroid hormoneclass of hormones that can pass through the cell membrane; can be stored in the body


  2. tetanyHormone secreted by the pineal gland, used to regulate sleep patterns.


  3. positive feedbacka response that opposes the original stimulus


  4. luteinizing hormoneA protein hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary that stimulates ovulation in females and androgen production in males.


  5. two messenger modelmechanism of hormone action used by protein hormones; attach to cell membrane receptors which activate enzymes in the cell to produce the desired effect


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