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85 terms
Endocrine System
thyroid gland
testis
parathyroid gland
thymus
Identify the organ.
Identify the organ.
Identify the organ.
Identify the organ.
thyroid gland
Identify the organ.
testis
Identify the organ.
12 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Pineal Gland functions
Pituitary Gland functions and hormones
Parathyroid Gland
Of the endocrine organs, the function of the pineal gland was…
the major endocrine gland, a pea-sized body attached to the b…
The parathyroid glands are four tiny glands, located in the n…
Endocrine System
Pineal Gland functions
Of the endocrine organs, the function of the pineal gland was…
42 terms
Endocrine System
Besides the nervous system, what is th…
True or False: The endocrine system ne…
The word "hormone" translates from the…
The scientific study of hormones and e…
Nervous system
False
Excite
Endocrinology
Besides the nervous system, what is th…
Nervous system
True or False: The endocrine system ne…
False
23 terms
Endocrine System
hypothalamus
thyroid
adrenals
thymus
limbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperatu…
secretes thyroxin, controls metabolic rate
located just above the kidneys; produces hormone that regulat…
produces cells for immune system
hypothalamus
limbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperatu…
thyroid
secretes thyroxin, controls metabolic rate
157 terms
Endocrine System
Besides the nervous system, what is th…
True or False: The endocrine system ne…
The word "hormone" translates from the…
The scientific study of hormones and e…
Endocrine system
False
Excite
Endocrinology
Besides the nervous system, what is th…
Endocrine system
True or False: The endocrine system ne…
False
24 terms
Endocrine System
Hormone
Lipid Hormone
Protein Hormone
Negative Feedback
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
fat soluble, attach to carrier protein to be transported thro…
Most of this hormone remains at the cell surface and acts thr…
A primary mechanism of homeostasis, whereby a change in a phy…
Hormone
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
Lipid Hormone
fat soluble, attach to carrier protein to be transported thro…
81 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine primary function
what does the endocrine system work to…
Hormones
Target cell
produce hormones; hormones act on specific target cells to pr…
nervous system to maintain homeostasis
chemical messengers produced by endocrine glands; absorbed in…
"lock and key" arrangement causes a change in activity of tar…
Endocrine primary function
produce hormones; hormones act on specific target cells to pr…
what does the endocrine system work to…
nervous system to maintain homeostasis
23 terms
Endocrine System
hypothalamus
thyroid
adrenals
thymus
limbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperatu…
secretes thyroxin, controls metabolic rate
located just above the kidneys; produces hormone that regulat…
produces cells for immune system
hypothalamus
limbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperatu…
thyroid
secretes thyroxin, controls metabolic rate
Endocrine System
What hormone is produced by the pancre…
The endocrine system is made up of ___…
What is the primary function for the h…
What secretes progesterone and estrogen?
Insulin
Glands
Maintain homeostasis
Ovaries
What hormone is produced by the pancre…
Insulin
The endocrine system is made up of ___…
Glands
Endocrine system
Endocrine system
Hypothalamus
Pineal gland
Pituitary gland
Made up of a group of glands that act as the body's master re…
Links endocrine and nervous system... Part of the nervous system…
Within the brain and releases melatonin affecting sleep.
Master gland, controls hormone secretion
Endocrine system
Made up of a group of glands that act as the body's master re…
Hypothalamus
Links endocrine and nervous system... Part of the nervous system…
10 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine system
Hormones
Glands
Target cell
The collection of glands that produce hormones that regulate…
chemical messengers that are secreted directly into the blood…
an organ in the body that secretes hormones
A cell selectively affected by a hormone
Endocrine system
The collection of glands that produce hormones that regulate…
Hormones
chemical messengers that are secreted directly into the blood…
12 terms
Endocrine system
endocrine system
gland
pituitary gland
hormones
system of glands that control many body functions
a group of cells or an organ that secretes a substance
gland that signals other endocrine glands to produce hormones…
chemical substance produced in certain glands that help to re…
endocrine system
system of glands that control many body functions
gland
a group of cells or an organ that secretes a substance
21 terms
Endocrine System
hormones
endocrine system
gland
hypothalamus
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
A group of glands that secrete chemicals into the bloodstream…
A group of cells or an organ that secretes hormones.
A structure found near the base of the forebrain that is invo…
hormones
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
endocrine system
A group of glands that secrete chemicals into the bloodstream…
17 terms
Endocrine System
Target cells
Pituitary gland
gland
Pancreas
Cells that have receptors for a particular hormone.
Produces hormones that regulate many of the other endocrine g…
An organ that produces and releases a substance or secretion.
Produces insulin and glucagon, which regulate the level of gl…
Target cells
Cells that have receptors for a particular hormone.
Pituitary gland
Produces hormones that regulate many of the other endocrine g…
79 terms
ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
What is the only peptide hormone that…
What are the actions of TRH and somato…
Occlusion of the pituitary stalk leads…
Hyperprolactinemia
Somatomedins
TRH stimulate TSH and Prolactin.... Somatostatin (GHIH) inhibit…
Decreased synthesis of all the anterior and posterior pituita…
- Physiological in pregnancy, lactation, stress, exercise.... -…
What is the only peptide hormone that…
Somatomedins
What are the actions of TRH and somato…
TRH stimulate TSH and Prolactin.... Somatostatin (GHIH) inhibit…
42 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine system
Pituitary
thyroid
parathyroid
composed of glands that secrete different types of hormone th…
at the base of the brain; stimulates growth and controls func…
below the voice box; regulates body metabolism and causes sto…
in the neck; controls the calcium levels in your body, and no…
Endocrine system
composed of glands that secrete different types of hormone th…
Pituitary
at the base of the brain; stimulates growth and controls func…
endocrine system
Endocrine Glands
Exocrine Glands
endocrine
Primary Glands of Endocrine System
Secrete substances within the body for the purpose of maintai…
Secrete substances to the outside of the body
endo = inside ... crine = to secrete
Pituitary... Pineal... Thyroid... Thymus... Parathyroid
Endocrine Glands
Secrete substances within the body for the purpose of maintai…
Exocrine Glands
Secrete substances to the outside of the body
17 terms
Endocrine System
hypothalamus
thyroid
adrenals
thymus
limbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperatu…
secretes thyroxin, controls metabolic rate
located just above the kidneys; produces hormone that regulat…
produces cells for immune system
hypothalamus
limbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperatu…
thyroid
secretes thyroxin, controls metabolic rate
9 terms
Endocrine System
Hypothalamus Gland
Pituitary Gland
Parathyroid Gland
Adrenal Gland
links nervous system and endocrine system, controls pituitary…
controls body processes and other endocrine glands
controls the amount of calcium in the blood
triggers emergency response, controls salt and water balance,…
Hypothalamus Gland
links nervous system and endocrine system, controls pituitary…
Pituitary Gland
controls body processes and other endocrine glands
37 terms
Endocrine System
The endocrine system is mostly compose…
Hormones
Hormone classification
Prostaglandins
endocrine glands. They secrete hormones that move through the…
Chemical signals that promote communication between cells, bo…
Prostaglandins, pheromones, peptide hormones, and steorid hor…
Local hormones affect neighboring cells and thus are not carr…
The endocrine system is mostly compose…
endocrine glands. They secrete hormones that move through the…
Hormones
Chemical signals that promote communication between cells, bo…
13 terms
Endocrine system
Made up of glands that secrete hormones
Hormone
the master gland
Thyroid- stimulating hormone (TSH)
Endocrine System
chemical transmitters that regulate different body functions
pituitary gland
stimulates the production of thyroxine and triiodothyronine i…
Made up of glands that secrete hormones
Endocrine System
Hormone
chemical transmitters that regulate different body functions
8 terms
Endocrine System
Adrenal glands
Adrenaline
Endocrine glands
Endocrine system
endocrine glands situated on the kidneys.
the common name for the hormone epinephrine. made in the adre…
glands that produce hormones.
all the endocrine glands of the body.
Adrenal glands
endocrine glands situated on the kidneys.
Adrenaline
the common name for the hormone epinephrine. made in the adre…
Endocrine System
the _________ _________ involves the s…
the ____________ ________ involves sec…
the glands in the skin and gastrointes…
the _________ is unique in being both…
endocrine system
exocrine system
exocrine organs
pancreas
the _________ _________ involves the s…
endocrine system
the ____________ ________ involves sec…
exocrine system
60 terms
Endocrine System
Colloid
Follicular cell
Extrafollicular cell
Follicle
Substance
Cell type
Cell type
Section
Colloid
Substance
Follicular cell
Cell type
8 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
gland
hormone
pituitary
Regulates body by secreting hormones into the bloodstream; al…
An organ that produces and releases chemicals either through…
Chemical messengers that trigger a reaction in specific cells…
Produces growth hormone. aka "Master Gland"
Endocrine System
Regulates body by secreting hormones into the bloodstream; al…
gland
An organ that produces and releases chemicals either through…
19 terms
Endocrine System
peptide (polypeptide / protein)
hormones
target cells
negative feedback
most common class of hormones
what endocrine glands secrete
peripheral cells that respond to the presence of hormones
most common endocrine reflex in human body
peptide (polypeptide / protein)
most common class of hormones
hormones
what endocrine glands secrete
8 terms
Endocrine System
Adrena
Crine
Glyc
Lipid
adrenal
secrete
sugar
fat
Adrena
adrenal
Crine
secrete
Endocrine: Endocrine System Review
Hormones act at specific target organs…
Growth hormone, secreted by the ______…
__________ (hormone) From the anterior…
The paraFollicular or C-cells of the _…
receptors
anterior pituitary; somatomedins
ACTH; adrenal cortex; grandular
thyroid; calcitonin
Hormones act at specific target organs…
receptors
Growth hormone, secreted by the ______…
anterior pituitary; somatomedins
Endocrine System
Location of the pituitary gland
location of the thymus gland
location of the thyroid gland
location of the adrenal gland
base of brain
behind the sternum
in the neck
on top of the kidneys
Location of the pituitary gland
base of brain
location of the thymus gland
behind the sternum
24 terms
Endocrine System
Pituitary Gland
Pineal Gland
Thyroid Gland
Adrenal Gland
Pituitary Gland
Pineal Gland
Endocrine System
What is a gland?
What is an exocrine gland?
What is an endocrine gland?
What type of chemicals do endocrine gl…
A group of cells which synthesizes and secretes a product.
A ducted gland that produces a secretion onto a body surface.
A ductless gland that produces a secretion which enters the b…
Hormones: chemical messengers that travel through the bloodst…
What is a gland?
A group of cells which synthesizes and secretes a product.
What is an exocrine gland?
A ducted gland that produces a secretion onto a body surface.
12 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Pineal Gland
Pituitary Gland
Thyroid Gland
made of many glands that secrete hormones to assist in the re…
Endocrine System
made of many glands that secrete hormones to assist in the re…
Pineal Gland
13 terms
Endocrine System
Gland
Hormone
Pituitary Gland
Human Growth Hormone
An organ that produces and releases chemicals either through…
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
The endocrine system's most influential gland. Under the infl…
Produced by Pituitary Gland, stimulates growth of the body.
Gland
An organ that produces and releases chemicals either through…
Hormone
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
10 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Gland
Adrenal Gland
Ovaries
A collection of glands that control body-fluid balance, growt…
A group of cells that make special chemicals called hormones.
Located above the kidneys. Help the body respond to stress an…
Produce hormones involved with female reproductive development.
Endocrine System
A collection of glands that control body-fluid balance, growt…
Gland
A group of cells that make special chemicals called hormones.
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Homeostasis
Endocrinologist
Hormones
Sistema endocrino
Homeostasis
Endocrinologo
Hormonas
Endocrine System
Sistema endocrino
Homeostasis
Homeostasis
15 terms
Endocrine System
Aden/o
Adrenal/o, Adren/o
Cortic/o
Endocrin/o
Gland
Adrenaline Glands
Cortex
Endocrine System
Aden/o
Gland
Adrenal/o, Adren/o
Adrenaline Glands
Endocrine System
pineal body
hypothalamus
pituitary gland
anterior pituitary
#2
pineal body
hypothalamus
62 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Effects of the endocrine system
Endocrine glands
Circulating hormones
controls body activities by reducing chemical messages called…
-alters metabolism... -regulates growth and development... -regulat…
small, widely separated, ductless, well vascularized, secrete…
One hormone acts on a specific target cell (lock and key) wit…
Endocrine System
controls body activities by reducing chemical messages called…
Effects of the endocrine system
-alters metabolism... -regulates growth and development... -regulat…
Endocrine System
Androgens... Ex: He's taking ANDROGEN sup…
Catecholamine... Ex: targets of CATECHOLA…
Cotercosteroid... Ex: A COTERCOSTEROID is…
Epinephrine... Ex: high levels of EPINEPH…
Male sex hormones
Hormones secreted by the adrenal medulla that affect the symp…
Asone
Adrenaline
Androgens... Ex: He's taking ANDROGEN sup…
Male sex hormones
Catecholamine... Ex: targets of CATECHOLA…
Hormones secreted by the adrenal medulla that affect the symp…
10 terms
Endocrine System
aldosterone
Androgen
Estradiol
Receptor
Secreted by the adrenal cortex; increases salt reabsorption.
Male hormone secreted by the testes; for example testosterone.
Estrogen secreted by the ovaries.
Cellular or nuclear protein that binds to a hormone so that a…
aldosterone
Secreted by the adrenal cortex; increases salt reabsorption.
Androgen
Male hormone secreted by the testes; for example testosterone.
Endocrine System
thyr/o
thyroid/o
toxic/o
adren/o
thyroid gland, thyr/o/megaly (thi-ro-MEG-a-le): enlargement o…
Thyroid Gland, hyper/thyroid/ism (hl-per-THI-royd-!zm): condi…
poison, toxic/o/logist (toks-i-KOL-o-jist): specialist in the…
adrenal glands, adren/o/megaly (ad-ren-o-MEG-a-le): enlargeme…
thyr/o
thyroid gland, thyr/o/megaly (thi-ro-MEG-a-le): enlargement o…
thyroid/o
Thyroid Gland, hyper/thyroid/ism (hl-per-THI-royd-!zm): condi…
endocrine system
pituitary
Hypothalamus
thyroid
parathyroid
뇌하수체 The endocrine system's most influential gland. Under the…
시상하부 A neural structure lying below the thalamus; it directs…
갑상샘 endocrine gland located below the voice box; it produces…
부갑상선(샘) for glands embedded in the thyroid; secretes parathor…
pituitary
뇌하수체 The endocrine system's most influential gland. Under the…
Hypothalamus
시상하부 A neural structure lying below the thalamus; it directs…
20 terms
Endocrine System
Adrenal
Adrenaline
Ovaries
Ovary
Glands located behind the kidneys; release adrenaline
Hormone release by adrenal glands. Responsible for 'fight or…
Gland responsible for the sexual development of a female
Adrenal
Glands located behind the kidneys; release adrenaline
Adrenaline
Hormone release by adrenal glands. Responsible for 'fight or…
Endocrine System
Pituitary Gland
Pineal Gland
Hypothalamus
Thyroid Gland
a small, somewhat cherry-shaped double structure attached by…
a small, cone-shaped endocrine organ in the posterior forebra…
a region of the brain, that functions as the main control cen…
a two-lobed endocrine gland, located at the base of the neck…
Pituitary Gland
a small, somewhat cherry-shaped double structure attached by…
Pineal Gland
a small, cone-shaped endocrine organ in the posterior forebra…
45 terms
Endocrine System
Adrenal Cortex
Adrenal Gland
Adrenal Medulla
Anthropocentric Hormone
small glands located on top of each kidney. They produce horm…
Either of two small endocrine glands, one located above each…
is part of the adrenal gland. It is located at the center of…
regarding humankind as the central or most important element…
Adrenal Cortex
small glands located on top of each kidney. They produce horm…
Adrenal Gland
Either of two small endocrine glands, one located above each…
18 terms
endocrine system
hypothalamus
anterior pituitary gland
posterior pituitary gland
thyroid gland
synthesizes OT & ADH; secretes inhibiting and releasing hormo…
releases GH, TSH, ACTH, FSH, LH, & PRL
release OT and ADH
follicular cells secrete thyroid hormone and parafollicular c…
hypothalamus
synthesizes OT & ADH; secretes inhibiting and releasing hormo…
anterior pituitary gland
releases GH, TSH, ACTH, FSH, LH, & PRL
6 terms
Endocrine system
adren/o
oophor/o
parathyroid/o
pituitar/o
adrenal
ovary
parathyroid
pituitary
adren/o
adrenal
oophor/o
ovary
61 terms
endocrine system
Pituitary gland
thyroid gland
parathyroid
pineal gland
the major endocrine gland. A pea-sized body attached to the b…
endocrine gland located below the voice box; it produces horm…
Regulates phosphorus and calcium in the body and functions in…
A brain structure located near the thalamus that secretes mel…
Pituitary gland
the major endocrine gland. A pea-sized body attached to the b…
thyroid gland
endocrine gland located below the voice box; it produces horm…
Endocrine System
Hormones
Target cell
Receptor site
Negative feedback
chemical messengers. Catalysts in biochemical reactions.
the specific cell that a hormone is programmed to seek
the area that a hormone is chemically compatible with the cel…
Most hormone levels are regulated this way. Info about hormon…
Hormones
chemical messengers. Catalysts in biochemical reactions.
Target cell
the specific cell that a hormone is programmed to seek
The Endocrine System
gland
secrete
hormone
adolescence
an organ that produces hormones
to release or give off
a chemical produced by glands which sends messages to parts o…
teenage years
gland
an organ that produces hormones
secrete
to release or give off
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