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5 Matching questions

  1. aldosterone
  2. adrenal gland
  3. oxytocin
  4. hypersecretion
  5. antidiuretic hormone
  1. a excessive hormone production by an endocrine gland
  2. b 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.
  3. c a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland, regulates mineral balance in blood and controls fluid volumes
  4. d hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland which aids in water reabsorption by the kidney
  5. e A hormone produced by the hypothalamus and released from the posterior pituitary. It induces contractions of the uterine muscles during labor.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A small mass of tissue near the center of the brain; it secretes the hormone melatonin.
  2. a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
  3. Hormone secreted by the pineal gland, used to regulate sleep patterns.
  4. local hormones that do not enter the bloodstream
  5. outer part of kidney which produces corticosteroids; helps body deal with longtern stress

5 True/False questions

  1. thyroid glandgland found in neck that regulates rate of metabolism; produces thyroxine


  2. diabetesouter part of kidney which produces corticosteroids; helps body deal with longtern stress


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


  4. acromegalyHypersecretion of the GH in adults which causes an overgrowth of bones in the hands, feet, and face


  5. parahormonechemical "messengers" of the endocrine system that are released into the blood


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