5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- protein hormones
- Thymus gland
- follicle stimulating hormone
- a secreted in increasing amounts during puberty, by the anterior pituitary gland, to stimulate development of reproductive cell follicles
- b Gland located near the heart; it aids in the body's defence against infection by making antibodies
- c a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland, regulates mineral balance in blood and controls fluid volumes
- d condition affecting nerves causing muscle spasms as a result of low amounts of calcium in the blood caused by a deficiency of the parathyroid hormone
- e class of hormones that cannot pass through the cell membrane; less likely to be stored in the body
5 Multiple choice questions
- hormone secreted by anterior pituitary gland that stimulates growth of bones
- class of hormones that can pass through the cell membrane; can be stored in the body
- local hormones that do not enter the bloodstream
- A small mass of tissue near the center of the brain; it secretes the hormone melatonin.
- A peptide hormone released from the anterior pituitary, it stimulates the production and secretion of steroid hormones by the adrenal cortex.
5 True/False questions
endocrine system → 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
parahormone → secreted by parathyroid glands and controls calcium and phosphate metabolism
hyposecretion → deficient hormone production by an endocrine gland
hormones → secreted by parathyroid glands and controls calcium and phosphate metabolism
Prolactin → A hormone produced by the hypothalamus and released from the posterior pituitary. It induces contractions of the uterine muscles during labor.