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which gland produces homrones that can be influenced by factors such as emotions and changes in the seasons
which gland produces hormones that control the rate at which cells burn fuels from food to produce energy
4 tiny glands that functioni together and release hormones that regulates the level of calcium
what does the hormone adrenaline do
increases blood pressure and heart rate when the body experiences stress
what do insulin and glucagon do
maintain a steady level of glucose in the blood and keep the body supplied with fuel to produce and maintain stores of energy
a congenital form of thyroid deficiency that severly retards mental and physical growth is
prostaglandins do what
dilate blood vessels, relax airways, lower acid secretion and uterine contractions
funtions of the thyroid are
stimulates almost every tissue to produce protein, increase the amount of oxygen that cells use, controls the speed at which the body's chemical functions proceed (metabolic)
a specifac sex steroid in males is, group name and converted to what
DHEA, group is androgens and converted to testosterone
Addison's disease defined is
an idiopathic atrophy of the adrenal cortex by diminished production of 3 groups of steroids
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