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sebaceous glands

All of the following are endocrine glands EXCEPT

steroid hormones

Hormones that enter target cells and bind to receptors in the nucleus are called

parathyroid hormone and calcitonin

The hormones regulating blood calcium levels are

parathyroid hormone(PTH).

All of the following are hormones of the anterior pituitary EXCEPT

posterior pituitary gland.

Antidiuretic hormone and oxytocin are stored and released by the


. Glands are small organs located throughout your body that secrete (that means release) substances called:

Hormones help your body by

Telling your cells what to do


Which of the following is not part of the endocrine system?

Where are the major endocrine glands located?

In the brain, neck, abdomen, and groin


This gland is sometimes called the master gland, though it is only about the size of a pea:


What is your largest endocrine gland? (Hint: It's found in your belly!)


What is a common problem with the endocrine system?


What hormone does the pancreas make?

Where can you find the pituitary gland?

At the base of your brain


Which gland makes hormones that help you grow and stay full of energy?

thyroid gland

Calcitonin is a hormone of the


are produced in the adrenal cortex.
are steroid hormones.
help regulate the homeostasis of sodium and potasium.
all of the above

epinephrine and norepinephrine

Which of the following hormones are responsible for the "fight-or-flight" response?


The gland which can be classified as an endocrine and an exocrine gland is the


accelerates the conversion of glycogen into glucose


Which hormone is secreted from the neurohypophysis?

An enlarged pituitary gland can cause this.

Visual Disturbances and Possible Blindness

Thyroid and parathyroid

Which two glands control calcium levels in the blood?


Which gland plays a major role in the development of immunity?

Polyuria, polydipsia, and polyphagia

What is/are the major symptom(s) of diabetes mellitus?


What is the condition called when the pituitary oversecretes growth hormone after puberty is reached?

Hypothermia and cold intolerance

Which of these symptoms are caused from hypothyroidism?

Palpate the abdomen.

What should you never do to a person with pheochromocytoma?

Undersecretion of ADH.

What is diabetes insipidus?

It can result in death.

Why should a person taking Prednisone not suddenly stop taking it?


What is a specialist of the endocrine system called?


Which of these is not an endocrine gland?


What is decreased glucose concentration in the blood?


Which of these is not a symptom of diabetes?

Gamma cells

Which of the following cells are not produced in the pancreas?


Which of these is the growth hormone?


Is TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) a tropic or nontropic hormone?


Which of these is not a corticosteroid?


Which of these is not a trade name for cortisone?

Addison's disease

What disease of the endocrine system consists of weakness, fatigue, anorexia, weight loss, hyperpigmentation, and decreased blood pressure?

The gonads

The sex hormones are produced where? The gonads are the ovaries in females, and the testes in males. Gametes are sperm and egg cells

The adrenal glands sit right on top of the kidneys.

The adrenal glands secrete adrenaline which is important for the fight-or-flight response. Adrenaline is also used to counteract allergic reactions (an Epi-Pen).


Progesterone and estrogen are hormones that are present in males.

True..Both progesterone and estrogen are present in males, and estrogen is even needed by males to produce viable sperm

all of these

Which of these hormones is produced by females?

It helps to regulate sleep patterns

What does the hormone melatonin do?

Insulin is produced where?

Insulin is produced in the pancreas and it helps regulate the body's blood sugar levels

Which gland secretes growth hormone (GH)?

The pituitary gland is the master gland that produces most of your body's hormones, including GH. The thymus gland produces hormones that stimulate the formation of T-Cells. The thyroid gland releases hormones that help regulate heart rate, blood pressure, and body temperature. The adrenal gland releases adrenaline, which is part of the body's "fight or flight" response.

What does follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) do in males?

It stimulates sperm production

Both male and females

Prolactin stimulates the production of milk in the mammary glands

Prolactin is produced in which of the following?

An Epi-Pen contains what?

An Epi-Pen is generally used for allergic reactions. It contains epinephrine which helps stop the allergic reaction

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