5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- negative feedback
- steroid hormone
- growth hormone
- a excessive hormone production by an endocrine gland
- b a response that opposes the original stimulus
- c hormone secreted by anterior pituitary gland that stimulates growth of bones
- d class of hormones that can pass through the cell membrane; can be stored in the body
- e secreted by parathyroid glands and controls calcium and phosphate metabolism
5 Multiple choice questions
- Hypersecretion of the GH in adults which causes an overgrowth of bones in the hands, feet, and face
- gland found in neck that regulates rate of metabolism; produces thyroxine
- Peptide hormone released by anterior pituitary which promotes lactation.
- part of the brain which links the endocine and nervous system, and controls the pituitary gland.
- a hormone secreted by the beta cells of the Islets of Langerhans of the pancreas responsible for regulating the metabolism of glucose
5 True/False questions
testosterone → The male sex hormone produced by the testes which promotes the maturation of the reproductive system accessory structures, and development of the male secondary sex characteristics.
cortisol → secreted from the adrenal cortex, aids the body during stress by regulating glucose, carbohydrates, and fat levels
one messenger model → mechanism of hormone action used by steroid hormones which bring their message directly into the cell
diabetes → a condition in which the pancreas fails to produce enough insulin or the body's cells cannot use it properly, characterized by excessive thirst, weight loss/gain, frequent urination.
medulla → a hormone secreted by the beta cells of the Islets of Langerhans of the pancreas responsible for regulating the metabolism of glucose