5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- steroid hormone
- protein hormones
- growth hormone
- a class of hormones that can pass through the cell membrane; can be stored in the body
- b 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.
- c Hypersecretion of the GH in adults which causes an overgrowth of bones in the hands, feet, and face
- d class of hormones that cannot pass through the cell membrane; less likely to be stored in the body
- e hormone secreted by anterior pituitary gland that stimulates growth of bones
5 Multiple choice questions
- gland found in neck that regulates rate of metabolism; produces thyroxine
- 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
- Hormone secreted by the pineal gland, used to regulate sleep patterns.
- Peptide hormone released by anterior pituitary which promotes lactation.
- secreted by parathyroid glands and controls calcium and phosphate metabolism
5 True/False questions
aldosterone → a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland, regulates mineral balance in blood and controls fluid volumes
antidiuretic hormone → hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland which aids in water reabsorption by the kidney
Thymus gland → gland found in neck that regulates rate of metabolism; produces thyroxine
Cushing syndrome → 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.
pancreas → 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.