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5 Matching questions

  1. protein hormones
  2. tetany
  3. Thymus gland
  4. aldosterone
  5. follicle stimulating hormone
  1. a secreted in increasing amounts during puberty, by the anterior pituitary gland, to stimulate development of reproductive cell follicles
  2. b Gland located near the heart; it aids in the body's defence against infection by making antibodies
  3. c a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland, regulates mineral balance in blood and controls fluid volumes
  4. d 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. e class of hormones that cannot pass through the cell membrane; less likely to be stored in the body

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. hormone secreted by anterior pituitary gland that stimulates growth of bones
  2. class of hormones that can pass through the cell membrane; can be stored in the body
  3. local hormones that do not enter the bloodstream
  4. A small mass of tissue near the center of the brain; it secretes the hormone melatonin.
  5. A peptide hormone released from the anterior pituitary, it stimulates the production and secretion of steroid hormones by the adrenal cortex.

5 True/False questions

  1. endocrine systemlocated 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. parahormonesecreted by parathyroid glands and controls calcium and phosphate metabolism


  3. hyposecretiondeficient hormone production by an endocrine gland


  4. hormonessecreted by parathyroid glands and controls calcium and phosphate metabolism


  5. ProlactinA hormone produced by the hypothalamus and released from the posterior pituitary. It induces contractions of the uterine muscles during labor.


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