5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- protein hormones
- adrenal gland
- follicle stimulating hormone
- a 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.
- b class of hormones that cannot pass through the cell membrane; less likely to be stored in the body
- c 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.
- d a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland, regulates mineral balance in blood and controls fluid volumes
- e secreted in increasing amounts during puberty, by the anterior pituitary gland, to stimulate development of reproductive cell follicles
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A peptide hormone released from the anterior pituitary, it stimulates the production and secretion of steroid hormones by the adrenal cortex.
- mechanism of hormone action used by steroid hormones which bring their message directly into the cell
- Hormone secreted by the pineal gland, used to regulate sleep patterns.
- the master gland of the endocrine system
- hormone secreted by alpha cells of the pancreas; raises blood glucose levels
5 True/False Questions
steroid hormone → class of hormones that can pass through the cell membrane; can be stored in the body
tetany → Hormone secreted by the pineal gland, used to regulate sleep patterns.
positive feedback → a response that opposes the original stimulus
luteinizing hormone → A protein hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary that stimulates ovulation in females and androgen production in males.
two messenger model → mechanism of hormone action used by protein hormones; attach to cell membrane receptors which activate enzymes in the cell to produce the desired effect