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5 Matching questions

  1. cortisol
  2. progesterone
  3. positive feedback
  4. insulin
  5. oxytocin
  1. a secreted from the adrenal cortex, aids the body during stress by regulating glucose, carbohydrates, and fat levels
  2. b Process that amplifies a small change (Reinforce change)
  3. c A hormone produced by the ovaries which acts with estrogen to bring about the menstral cycle.
  4. d a hormone secreted by the beta cells of the Islets of Langerhans of the pancreas responsible for regulating the metabolism of glucose
  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. hormone secreted by alpha cells of the pancreas; raises blood glucose levels
  2. a condition in which the pancreas fails to produce enough insulin or the body's cells cannot use it properly, characterized by excessive thirst, weight loss/gain, frequent urination.
  3. 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.
  4. a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland, regulates mineral balance in blood and controls fluid volumes
  5. a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. protein hormonesclass of hormones that cannot pass through the cell membrane; less likely to be stored in the body

          

  3. steroid hormoneclass of hormones that can pass through the cell membrane; can be stored in the body

          

  4. pituitary glandthe master gland of the endocrine system

          

  5. calcitoninHormone secreted by the pineal gland, used to regulate sleep patterns.

          

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