5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- luteinizing hormone
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- a A protein hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary that stimulates ovulation in females and androgen production in males.
- b Process that amplifies a small change (Reinforce change)
- c hormone secreted by alpha cells of the pancreas; raises blood glucose levels
- d A hormone produced by the ovaries which acts with estrogen to bring about the menstral cycle.
- e a hormone secreted by the beta cells of the Islets of Langerhans of the pancreas responsible for regulating the metabolism of glucose
5 Multiple choice questions
- mechanism of hormone action used by steroid hormones which bring their message directly into the cell
- A hormone produced by the hypothalamus and released from the posterior pituitary. It induces contractions of the uterine muscles during labor.
- A small mass of tissue near the center of the brain; it secretes the hormone melatonin.
- a condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily; may be caused by hypersecretion of parahormone
- located partially behind the stomach in the abdomen, and it functions as both an endocrine and exocrine gland. It produces digestive enzymes as well as insulin and glucagon
5 True/False questions
two messenger model → mechanism of hormone action used by steroid hormones which bring their message directly into the cell
adrenal gland → 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.
adrenocorticotropic hormone → A peptide hormone released from the anterior pituitary, it stimulates the production and secretion of steroid hormones by the adrenal cortex.
acromegaly → 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 → deficient hormone production by an endocrine gland