5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- one messenger model
- adrenocorticotropic hormone
- a Peptide hormone released by anterior pituitary which promotes lactation.
- b inner part of kidney which produces epineprine and norepinephrine
- c A peptide hormone released from the anterior pituitary, it stimulates the production and secretion of steroid hormones by the adrenal cortex.
- d hormone secreted by alpha cells of the pancreas; raises blood glucose levels
- e mechanism of hormone action used by steroid hormones which bring their message directly into the cell
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A hormone produced by the ovaries which acts with estrogen to bring about the menstral cycle.
- a response that opposes the original stimulus
- class of hormones that cannot pass through the cell membrane; less likely to be stored in the body
- deficient hormone production by an endocrine gland
- chemical "messengers" of the endocrine system that are released into the blood
5 True/False Questions
melatonin → Produced by the thyroid gland and decreases the blood calcium levels by stimulating calcium deposit in the bones. The antagonist of the parathyroid hormone.
endocrine system → a collection of glands and groups of cells thats secrete hormones that regulate growth,development, and homeostsis
testosterone → a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland, regulates mineral balance in blood and controls fluid volumes
cortisol → outer part of kidney which produces corticosteroids; helps body deal with longtern stress
estrogen → a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics