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are produced in the adrenal cortex, are steroid hormone and help regulate the homeostasis of Na & P
hormone secretion is controlled by what
nerve impulses, circulating chemicals, releasing hormones, inhibiting hormones
thyroxine is not produced in large amounts because
under normal circumstances it is under negative feedback control
what systems are responsible for fight or flight response
hypothalmus, sympathetic nervous system and adrenal medullae
unresponsiveness of cells to the effect of insulin, reducing their ability to absorb glucose, resulting in hyperglycemia
why is abdominal fat riskier than other adipose tissue
fat cells in the abdomen are more metabolically active and responsive to hormones
type 2 diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol and abdominal fat are categorized as
steroid hormones are the derivatives of cholesterol
hormone secretion is primarily regulated by negative feedback
which gland is largest when we are infants and is replaced by connective and adipose tissue as we age
the thymus gland
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