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Which two hormones are released from the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland?
ADH and oxytocin
Hormones released by nerve cells of the _______ regulate hormones secreted by the ____________.
hypothalamus, anterior pituitary
What is the function of insulin?
Which of these hormones is secreted in the liver?
What is the name of the stalk that connects the hypothalamus to the pituitary?
What is the ultimate purpose of hormones?
A) to maintain growth B) to keep the brain functioning C) to stimulate metabolism D) none of the above
Which statement is false?
A) the endocrine system is composed of ductless glands
B) contents of the endocrine system are released into the bloodstream
C) the mammory gland is part of the endocrine system
D) exocrine glands are not part of the endocrine system
What is another name for thyroxine?
What is the target of ACTH?
also called epinephrine
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