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5 Matching questions

  1. tetany
  2. testosterone
  3. cortisol
  4. prostaglandins
  5. cortex
  1. a 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.
  2. b 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
  3. c local hormones that do not enter the bloodstream
  4. d outer part of kidney which produces corticosteroids; helps body deal with longtern stress
  5. e secreted from the adrenal cortex, aids the body during stress by regulating glucose, carbohydrates, and fat levels

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
  3. deficient hormone production by an endocrine gland
  4. a hormone secreted by the beta cells of the Islets of Langerhans of the pancreas responsible for regulating the metabolism of glucose
  5. inner part of kidney which produces epineprine and norepinephrine

5 True/False questions

  1. hypersecretionexcessive hormone production by an endocrine gland


  2. negative feedbackProcess that amplifies a small change (Reinforce change)


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


  4. ProlactinPeptide hormone released by anterior pituitary which promotes lactation.


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


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