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Endocrine System Quiz
Proportional over growth of the body tissues due to the HYPERSECRETION of Growth Hormone before puberty.
Chronic inflammation of the thyroid gland leading to enlargement of the thyroid gland.
Fast Blood Sugar
Generalized GROWTH RETARDATION of the body due to a deficiency of Growth Hormone.
Condition caused by a deficiency in the secretion of antidiaretic hormone (ADH) by posterior pituitary gland. - Results in large amounts of urine and sodium secreted by the body.
Two glands perched on top of each kidney. - Cortex secretes ALDOSTERONE - Medulla secretes EPINEOHRINE
This produces Androgens, Testosterone, Androsterone
This gland produces Triiodothyronine (T3), Thyroxine (T4),
This gland produces Thymosin, Thymopoietin
Pituitary Gland (ANTER)
This gland produces GH, TSH, FSH, MSH, adrenocorticotropic hormone
Pituitary gland (POST)
This gland produces Antidiurectic hormone, Oxytosin
Thia gland produces Parathyroid hormone
This gland produces Melatonin
This produces Glucogen and Insulin
This gland produces Epinephrine and Nonepinephrine
This produces mineralocorticoids, aldosterones, glucocortoids, cortisol, hydrocortisone, gonadocorticoids.
This produces Estrogen and Proesterone
The Posterior Pituitary gland
ADRENAL cortex FAILS to secrete adequete mineralcortitcoids and glucocorticoids.
Most inflential of the mineralcorticoids which cause the body to retain excess sodium and excrete extra potassium.
a life threatening primary malignant neoplasm typically found in the head of the PANCREAS
"Thyroid Storm" an acute, sometimes FATAL, incitdent of OVERACTIVITY of the THYROID gland. resulting in EXCESSIVE secretion of the THYROID hormone.
Vascular tumor of the ADRENAL MEDULLA that produces EXTRA epinephrine/nonepinephrine. (ADRENALINE)
Disorder of the PANCREAS. beta cells of islets of langerhans FAIL TO PRODUCE adequate amount of INSULIN.
Hyperplasia of Thyroid Gland as a result of DEFICIENCY amount of IODINE in the diet.
The ANTERIOR Pituitary GLAND
Condition of the ADRENAL GLAND when there is a CLUSTER of syndromes. Occuring as a result of EXCESSIVE amounts of CORTISOL or ACTH circulating in the blood.
Condition cause by a DEFICIENCY in the secretion of ADH by the POST PITUITARY gland. results in large amounts of urine and sodium secreted by the body.
Two Small glands located in the scrotum. Males reproductive gland. Secretes Testostorone.
Four small glands located on the DORSAL aspect of the thyroid gland.
Single gland located in the mediatrinum, near the middle of the chest.
"Master Gland" located in the Pituitary fossa of sphenoid bone.
Tiny pine-cone shaped glands located on the dorsal aspect of the mid-brain region. Supports regulation of the bodies "Biological clock", eating patterns, sleep, and reporduction.
Female sex glands located near fimbricated ends of the fallopian tubes.
Glands located behind the STOMACH.
Located in the front of the neck just below the larynx on either side of the trachea.
Builds tissue and structures, energy when others are in short supply.
AKA "Lipids" Composted of cabon hydrogen and oxygen. EXSISTS as TRIGLUCERIDES in the body.
The transfer of the nutrients from the gastrointestinal tract into the blood stream.
The study of the taking in the nutrients into the body and how the body uses them.
Vitamins, Minerals, WATER (most important), fiber are all:
Carbs, lipids (fat), proteins are all:
22 of these in PROTEINS. used by the body as enzymes hormones and as the basic structural unit in all the body tissue and cells.
Has 3 fatty acids attached to a glycerol molecule.
Vitamin E., fat solubule
Largely found in fruits
disaccarides, found primarily in MILK or MILK PRODUCTS
Simplest form of sugar, found in Fruits, major source of energy. body uses most effectively monosaccarides.
One of the sweetest of sugars. Table sugar disaccharide.
development of make secondary sex charecteristics
Excretion, removal of waste.
Sugars; Simple carbs and Complex Carbs.
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