5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- adrenocorticotropic hormone
- steroid hormone
- a class of hormones that can pass through the cell membrane; can be stored in the body
- b a condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily; may be caused by hypersecretion of parahormone
- c A peptide hormone released from the anterior pituitary, it stimulates the production and secretion of steroid hormones by the adrenal cortex.
- d deficient hormone production by an endocrine gland
- e 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
5 Multiple choice questions
- A protein hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary that stimulates ovulation in females and androgen production in males.
- Peptide hormone released by anterior pituitary which promotes lactation.
- local hormones that do not enter the bloodstream
- excessive hormone production by an endocrine gland
- 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
5 True/False questions
pituitary gland → A small mass of tissue near the center of the brain; it secretes the hormone melatonin.
positive feedback → a response that opposes the original stimulus
estrogen → outer part of kidney which produces corticosteroids; helps body deal with longtern stress
adrenal gland → A small mass of tissue near the center of the brain; it secretes the hormone melatonin.
pineal gland → 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.