5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
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- thyroid gland
- a gland found in neck that regulates rate of metabolism; produces thyroxine
- b 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.
- c a response that opposes the original stimulus
- d Peptide hormone released by anterior pituitary which promotes lactation.
- e chemical "messengers" of the endocrine system that are released into the blood
5 Multiple choice questions
- a condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily; may be caused by hypersecretion of parahormone
- hormone secreted by alpha cells of the pancreas; raises blood glucose levels
- class of hormones that can pass through the cell membrane; can be stored in the body
- a hormone secreted by the beta cells of the Islets of Langerhans of the pancreas responsible for regulating the metabolism of glucose
- mechanism of hormone action used by steroid hormones which bring their message directly into the cell
5 True/False questions
hyposecretion → deficient hormone production by an endocrine gland
oxytocin → A hormone produced by the hypothalamus and released from the posterior pituitary. It induces contractions of the uterine muscles during labor.
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.
acromegaly → 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
adrenocorticotropic hormone → A peptide hormone released from the anterior pituitary, it stimulates the production and secretion of steroid hormones by the adrenal cortex.