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Gland and Hormone Quiz
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They say "good things come in small packages" and that is true for this gland. This gland is very tiny, but it does a lot of jobs in the endocrine system. It helps you grow and develop, and helps maintain your body's water balance. This gland is quite a "master" at its job.
Glandular tissue that is associated with increasing calcium
This gland plays a major role in regulating homeostasis, and it regulates certain body processes including body temperature, water balance, hunger, and sleep.
This gland controls how "sweet" you are. It keeps your blood sugar within normal limits. If you blood sugar is too high it produces insulin and if it is too low, it produces glucagon. It also plays a role in the digestion process.
This gland can be described as "the vanishing gland." You need it most during your early childhood years and it begins to disappear when you reach puberty. It secretes a hormone, which helps to stimulate immune system cells. You need it to help fight off diseases.
This gland helps regulate when you sleep at night and when you wake up in the morning.
There are two glands in your body and it has two parts. It helps keep your electrolytes balanced by deciding how much sodium and potassium your body needs. It also plays a role in pain control, and also aids in preparing your body to handle emergencies. It also helps you decide whether to "fight or flight!"
Many people say this gland is shaped like a butterfly. It increases metabolism and influences both physical and mental activity.
A chicken and this gland have a lot in common, because both produce eggs. It aids to stimulates the development of breast tissue. It also helps stimulate the production of a lining for the uterus.
You can thank this gland for all those muscles you have and that deep voice. This gland is also the reason you need to shave every day. It plays a role in reproduction by allowing men to make sperm.
which horome is produced by testes?
what are the target cells of antidiuretic horome (vasopressin)?
Calcitonin and Thyroxine
which hormones are produced by the thyroid?
Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)
antidiuretic hormone (ADH)
Which homrmones are produced by the pituitary gland?
Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
Which hormone encourages development in the ovaries and estrogen secretion in females, but also influences sperm maturation in males?
Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Blood glucose is your main source of energy and comes from the food you eat. Which of the following would a person with diabetes have the most difficulty producing or using in the body?
parathyroid hormone; calcitonin
Complete the following statement: If calcium levels are LOW in the blood then _____ will be secreted, but if calcium levels are HIGH in the blood ______ will be secreted.
insulin and glucagon
Which hormones are produced by the pancreas?
what are the target cells of prolactin?
progesterone and estrogen
Which hormones are produced by the ovaries?
If glucose levels are LOW in the blood then _____ will be secreted, but if glucose levels are HIGH in the blood ______ will be secreted.
epinephrine, norepinephrine, and cortisol
Which hormones are produced by the adrenal gland?
Which of the following doubles as a hormone and neurotransmitter?
True or False: Prostaglandins are produced in nearly all cells and are part of the body's way of dealing with injury and illness.
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