5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- endocrine system
- adrenocorticotropic hormone
- 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
- b excessive hormone production by an endocrine gland
- c a collection of glands and groups of cells thats secrete hormones that regulate growth,development, and homeostsis
- d A peptide hormone released from the anterior pituitary, it stimulates the production and secretion of steroid hormones by the adrenal cortex.
- e part of the brain which links the endocine and nervous system, and controls the pituitary gland.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Hormone secreted by the pineal gland, used to regulate sleep patterns.
- hormone secreted by alpha cells of the pancreas; raises blood glucose levels
- mechanism of hormone action used by steroid hormones which bring their message directly into the cell
- deficient hormone production by an endocrine gland
- Process that amplifies a small change (Reinforce change)
5 True/False questions
cortisol → secreted from the adrenal cortex, aids the body during stress by regulating glucose, carbohydrates, and fat levels
thyroid gland → Gland located near the heart; it aids in the body's defence against infection by making antibodies
follicle stimulating hormone → secreted in increasing amounts during puberty, by the anterior pituitary gland, to stimulate development of reproductive cell follicles
aldosterone → 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.
parahormone → secreted by parathyroid glands and controls calcium and phosphate metabolism