Create an account
inferior to larynx. thyroid hormone. hyposecretion causes myxedema (mental and physical sluggishness)
posterior surface of parathyroid gland. parathyroid hormone, regulates calcium balance in blood. hyposecretion causes tetany.
near the kidneys. epinephrine or NE. hypersecretion of gonadocorticoids produces abnormal hairiness.
partially behind the stomach. insulin and glucagon. Hyposecretion leads to diabetes mellitus.
distributes blood to the lungs to unload CO2 and pick up oxygen and returns to the heart
postural reflexes that act to maintain posture, balance, and locomotion. initiated by tapping a tendon which stretches the muscle the tendon is attached to. at the same time, antagonist muscles are inhibitted to prevent them from resisting
crossed extensor reflexes
consists of a flexor, or withdrawal reflex followed by extension of the opposite limb
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together