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  1. osteoporosis
  2. adrenocorticotropic hormone
  3. hyposecretion
  4. steroid hormone
  5. tetany
  1. a class of hormones that can pass through the cell membrane; can be stored in the body
  2. b a condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily; may be caused by hypersecretion of parahormone
  3. c A peptide hormone released from the anterior pituitary, it stimulates the production and secretion of steroid hormones by the adrenal cortex.
  4. d deficient hormone production by an endocrine gland
  5. 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

  1. A protein hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary that stimulates ovulation in females and androgen production in males.
  2. Peptide hormone released by anterior pituitary which promotes lactation.
  3. local hormones that do not enter the bloodstream
  4. excessive hormone production by an endocrine gland
  5. 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

  1. pituitary glandA small mass of tissue near the center of the brain; it secretes the hormone melatonin.

          

  2. positive feedbacka response that opposes the original stimulus

          

  3. estrogenouter part of kidney which produces corticosteroids; helps body deal with longtern stress

          

  4. adrenal glandA small mass of tissue near the center of the brain; it secretes the hormone melatonin.

          

  5. pineal glandone 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.