This includes questions and answers from all the tests this semester. The systems we did were the Circulatory System, Lymphatic System, Respiratory System, Digestive System, Urinary System, Endocrine System, Male Reproductive System, Female Reproductive System, Nutrition, Death and Dying.
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The endocrine system is a ductless system.
Hormones are chemical messengers that are secreted directly into the bloodstream.
The parathyroid gland is often called the "master gland" since it produces many hormones that affect other glands.
The thyroid gland is located in front of the upper part of the trachea.
The pineal body atrophies during puberty.
Giantism results from a lack of somatotropin. (Growth hormone)
A goiter is an enlargement of the parathyroid gland.
Type 1 (IDDM) diabetes mellitus is the mature-onset form of diabetes and frequently occurs in obese adults.
The thymus activates cells in the immune system early in life.
Dwarfism is characterized by small body size, short extremities, lack of sexual development, and mental retardation.
Testes are the sex glands of the female.
The adrenal glands secrete hormones that regulate menstruation and secondary sexual characteristics.
Type ll Diabetes is controlled with diet and or medications.
Insulin for metabolism of glucose.
Thyrotropin to stimulate growth and secretion of the thyroid gland.
Testosterone to stimulate growth and development of sex organs in the male.
Stimulate the secretion of milk
The production of antibodies in early life
Estrogen to stimulate the growth of the reproductive organs in the female.
Epinephrine to activate the sympathetic nervous system.
Somatotropin to stimulate normal body growth.
Oxytocin to cause contraction of the uterus during childbirth.