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follicle stimulating hormone
stimulates follicle development and estrogen secretion in females and sperm production in males
use of a chemical messenger to transfer information from cell to cell within a single tissue is referred to as _________ communication
growth is affected by
growth hormone, thyroid hormones, insulin, parathyroid hormone, calcitriol, and reproductive hormones
C cells of the thyroid follicles produce
calcitonin (CT) which help to regulate Ca+2 concentrations in body fluids, especially during childhood and pregnancy
thymus produces a hormone called
thymosins, which play a role in developing and maintaining normal immune defenses
immediate flight or fight response under direction of the sympathetic division of the ANS
eventual breakdown of homeostatic regulation and failure of one or more organ systems
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