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5 Matching questions

  1. pituitary gland
  2. prostaglandins
  3. endocrine system
  4. Prolactin
  5. testosterone
  1. a Peptide hormone released by anterior pituitary which promotes lactation.
  2. b the master gland of the endocrine system
  3. c local hormones that do not enter the bloodstream
  4. d 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.
  5. e a collection of glands and groups of cells thats secrete hormones that regulate growth,development, and homeostsis

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. secreted in increasing amounts during puberty, by the anterior pituitary gland, to stimulate development of reproductive cell follicles
  2. part of the brain which links the endocine and nervous system, and controls the pituitary gland.
  3. excessive production of cortisol by adrenal cortex with symptoms of abnormal fat deposits and wasting away of muscle
  4. secreted from the adrenal cortex, aids the body during stress by regulating glucose, carbohydrates, and fat levels
  5. deficient hormone production by an endocrine gland

5 True/False questions

  1. tetanyHormone secreted by the pineal gland, used to regulate sleep patterns.


  2. aldosteronea corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland, regulates mineral balance in blood and controls fluid volumes


  3. calcitoninHormone secreted by the pineal gland, used to regulate sleep patterns.


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


  5. medullainner part of kidney which produces epineprine and norepinephrine