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5 Matching questions

  1. Pituitary Gland (Hypophysis)
    "Master gland"
  2. Gestational Diabetes
  3. Corticosteroids
  4. Pituitary Dwarfism
  5. growth hormone
  1. a during pregnancy
    possibility to develop Type II later on in life
    baby gets too much sugar
  2. b hyposecretion (not enough) growth hormone in children
  3. c ex: cortisol
    block inflammation, used to treat disease
    inhibit white blood cells - now increased infection
    can cause cushing's disease
  4. d AP hormone
    tells you to grow
    acts all over the body
  5. e anterior pituitary - adenohypophysis, glandular tissue
    posterior pituitary - nuerophypopysis, part of the brain

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. butterfly shape
    inferior to larynx
    makes: thyroid hormone (increase metabolic rate)
    calcitonin (lowers blood Ca, increase osteoblasts activity, bones more dense)
  2. produces melatonin
    -helps regulate circadian rhythm
    - sleep wake cycles
  3. messenger molecules
    released into blood by endocrine glands
  4. produced by altering a specific amino acid
    thyroid hormone
  5. develop form all 3 embryonic germ layers
    secrete hormones into bloodstream
    endocrinology - study of endocrine glands and hormones

5 True/False questions

  1. Type Iyou can make insulin - independent
    poor diet and exercise
    body ignores the insulin


  2. adrenal medullaouter layer
    Aldosterone - water retention (balance)
    Cortisol - fights stress


  3. Melanocyte Stimulating HormoneAP hormone
    skin pigment hormone


  4. Thymusdisappears after puberty
    on top of lungs
    Thymic hormones- stimulate differentiation, growth, and maturation of T-lymphocytes


  5. Antidiuretic hormone (vasopressin)pp hormone
    starts water reabsorption during dehydration
    increases blood pressure
    hyper secretion (too much) causes edema (not pee enough)
    hyposecretion (too little) causes diabetes insipidus (pee too much)