5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- adrenocorticotropic hormone
- pineal gland
- positive feedback
- a a condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily; may be caused by hypersecretion of parahormone
- b A small mass of tissue near the center of the brain; it secretes the hormone melatonin.
- c A hormone produced by the ovaries which acts with estrogen to bring about the menstral cycle.
- d Process that amplifies a small change (Reinforce change)
- 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
- mechanism of hormone action used by protein hormones; attach to cell membrane receptors which activate enzymes in the cell to produce the desired effect
- hormone secreted by alpha cells of the pancreas; raises blood glucose levels
- a response that opposes the original stimulus
- Produced by the thyroid gland and decreases the blood calcium levels by stimulating calcium deposit in the bones. The antagonist of the parathyroid hormone.
- 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
Cushing syndrome → 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.
tetany → 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
hyposecretion → excessive hormone production by an endocrine gland
Prolactin → Peptide hormone released by anterior pituitary which promotes lactation.
protein hormones → class of hormones that cannot pass through the cell membrane; less likely to be stored in the body