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  1. Luteinizing (LH)
  2. Vasopressin (ADH)
  3. Insulin
  4. Thyroid Stimulating
  5. Adrenaline (epinephrine) Nonadrenaline
  1. a Gland: Pancreas
    Function: Decreases blood glucose by 1. allowing it into cells 2. converting excess to glycogen
  2. b Gland: Pituitary (Posterior)
    Function: Antidiuretic, tells the kidneys to reabsorb water
  3. c Gland: Pituitary (Anterior)
    Function: Tells the thyroid to produce thyroxine
  4. d Gland: Pituitary (Anterior)
    Function: Tells the ovary to release an egg (day 14)
  5. e Gland: Adrenal (medulla)
    Function: Increases heart rate and breathing: "Fight or Flight"

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Gland: Parathyroid
    Function: Increases blood calcium by taking out of bone and causing kidneys to reabsorb Ca++
    (Calcitonim and Parathyroid are antagonistic to each other)
  2. Gland: Testes
    Function: Male secondary sex characteristics
  3. the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
  4. Gland: Pituitary (Posterior)
    Function: Causes uterine contractions (begins labor)
  5. Gland: Pituitary (Anterior)
    Function: Causes the maturation of gametes (sperm and egg)

5 True/False Questions

  1. CholecystokininGland: Small Intestine (Duodenum)
    Function: Causes the gall bladder to release bile and the pancreas to produce pancreatic juice


  2. ProlactinGland: Pituitary (Anterior)
    Function: Causes the mammary glands to produce milk


  3. GastrinGland: Stomach
    Function: Causes the release of gastric juice which activates the enzyme pepsin


  4. GlucagonGland: Pancreas
    Function: Increases blood glucose by causing liver to convert glycogen back to glucose (Insulin and Glucagon are antagonistic to each other)


  5. ProgesteroneGland: Ovaries
    Function: Produced by the empty follicle (corpus luteum) and causes the uterine lining to remain thick


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