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5 Matching questions

  1. medulla
  2. one messenger model
  3. positive feedback
  4. hyposecretion
  5. parahormone
  1. a mechanism of hormone action used by steroid hormones which bring their message directly into the cell
  2. b deficient hormone production by an endocrine gland
  3. c inner part of kidney which produces epineprine and norepinephrine
  4. d secreted by parathyroid glands and controls calcium and phosphate metabolism
  5. e Process that amplifies a small change (Reinforce change)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. located partially behind the stomach in the abdomen, and it functions as both an endocrine and exocrine gland. It produces digestive enzymes as well as insulin and glucagon
  2. Hypersecretion of the GH in adults which causes an overgrowth of bones in the hands, feet, and face
  3. outer part of kidney which produces corticosteroids; helps body deal with longtern stress
  4. one of a pair of ductless glands, located above the kidneys, consisting of a cortex, which produces steroidal hormones, and a medulla, which produces epinephrine and norepinephrine.
  5. hormone secreted by anterior pituitary gland that stimulates growth of bones

5 True/False questions

  1. prostaglandinslocal hormones that do not enter the bloodstream


  2. progesteroneA hormone produced by the ovaries which acts with estrogen to bring about the menstral cycle.


  3. tetanycondition affecting nerves causing muscle spasms as a result of low amounts of calcium in the blood caused by a deficiency of the parathyroid hormone


  4. diabeteschemical "messengers" of the endocrine system that are released into the blood


  5. glucagona general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics