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  1. Thyroid hormones
  2. Parathyroid glands
  3. Hypothalamus
  4. Prolonged exercise
  5. Thyroxine and triiodothyronine
  1. a Made from the amino acid, tyrosine. Require iodine for their synthesis. Are transported in the blood by thyroxine-binding globulin, are involved in the regulation of metabolism
  2. b Include Triiodothryronine or T3 and Tetraiodothyronine or T4 or thyroxine. Transported in blood. Bind with intracellular receptor molecules and initiate new protein synthesis. Increase rate of glucose, fat, protein metabolism in many tissues thus increasing body temperature. Normal growth of many tissues dependent on thyroid hormones. Calcitonin from parafollicular cells reduces blood calcium levels
  3. c Regulates secretory activity of pituitary gland through neurohormones and action potentials. KNOW HORMONES
  4. d Embedded in thyroid. Made up of chief cells, which secrete PTH increasing blood calcium levels, stimulates osteoclasts, and promotes calcium reabsorption by kidneys, and Oxyphils whose function is unknown.
  5. e Both GH and cortisol secretion increase. Blood glucose levels maintained!

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Hormone like substance known to stimulate T lymphocyte production
  2. Anterior Pituitary. Play a role in analgesia in response to stress and exercise. Regulation of body temp, food intake, and water balance. Increase in response to stress and exercise.
  3. Epinephrine- (increases blood glucose levels, fat breakdown in adipose tissue releasing fatty acids into the blood) and norepinephrine. Both increase heart rate and force of contraction and cause blood vessels to constrict. Prepare individual for physical activity. Short half-life.
  4. Secreted by Delta cells. Inhibits both beta and alpha cells
  5. Zona glomerulosa, Aldosterone produced in greatest amounts causes increased rate of sodium reabsorption by kidneys increasing sodium levels in the blood

5 True/False Questions

  1. Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (THS)Anterior Pituitary. Increases skin pigmentation


  2. Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)Anterior Pituitary. Also called Adrenocorticotropin. Stimulates the secretion of hormones from adrenal cortex.


  3. Anterior pituitaryan extension of the nervous system and is called the neurohypophysis, continuous with the brain, secretes neurohormones


  4. PancreasZona reticularis, Androstenedione and testosterone. Cause the development of male secondary sexual characteristics


  5. Pituitary glandAlso called hypophyis, secretes 9 major hormones


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