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Endocrine system
Endocrine system
Pancreas
Testes
Ovaries
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
An organs in the abdominal cavity with two roles. The first i…
Endocrine glands that produce testosterone, which control rep…
Glands that produce the egg cells and hormones
Endocrine system
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Pancreas
An organs in the abdominal cavity with two roles. The first i…
13 terms
Endocrine System
Pineal Gland functions
Endocrine System
Pituitary Gland functions and hormones
Adrenocorticotropic hormone
Of the endocrine organs, the function of the pineal gland was…
the major endocrine gland, a pea-sized body attached to the b…
stimulates the adrenal glands to secrete steroid hormones, pr…
Pineal Gland functions
Of the endocrine organs, the function of the pineal gland was…
Endocrine System
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Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
nervous system
Endocrine System
controls and regulates body processes
is in control of the mechanisms in the body that slowly take…
Rapid processes, such as body movement and breathing, are con…
is composed of glands that secrete different types of hormone…
Endocrine System
controls and regulates body processes
Endocrine System
is in control of the mechanisms in the body that slowly take…
11 terms
endocrine system
adrenal
hormone
parathyroid
pineal
a gland above the kidney that produces hormones to regulate h…
a chemical messenger produced by a gland and transported by t…
gland in the neck that pruduces parathyroid hormone... A hormone…
a small gland near the center of the brain that secretes mela…
adrenal
a gland above the kidney that produces hormones to regulate h…
hormone
a chemical messenger produced by a gland and transported by t…
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The Endocrine System/ Glands
Thyroid
Parathyroid glands
Adrenal glands
The pancreas
produces hormones, such as thyroxine, that control energy- re…
regulate the blood calcium levels
release adrenaline, which triggers a response to emergencies…
produces the hormone insulin and glucagon, which control the…
Thyroid
produces hormones, such as thyroxine, that control energy- re…
Parathyroid glands
regulate the blood calcium levels
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7.L.1.4 Endocrine Systems
Endocrine System
Melatonin
Antidiuretic hormone (ADH)
Pituitary Gland
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
hormone produced by pineal gland; helps to regulate circadian…
produced by hypothalamus; sent to the posterior pituitary gla…
releases thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), Growth Hormone (G…
Endocrine System
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Melatonin
hormone produced by pineal gland; helps to regulate circadian…
47 terms
Ch.26: Hormones & The Endocrine System
adrenal cortex
adrenal gland
adrenal medulla
adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
the ourter part of the adrenal gland that secretes many hormo…
a pair of endocrine glands that sit just above the kidneys an…
An endocrine organ that secretes epinephrine and norepinephri…
Released from the anterior pituitary gland to target the adre…
adrenal cortex
the ourter part of the adrenal gland that secretes many hormo…
adrenal gland
a pair of endocrine glands that sit just above the kidneys an…
12 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Hormones
Exocrine Glands
Endocrine Gland
A System that secretes hormones that regulate processes such…
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
Duct glands that produce a substance that travels through sma…
Glands that release hormones into the bloodstream
Endocrine System
A System that secretes hormones that regulate processes such…
Hormones
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
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2.3 Chemical Communication
Endocrine Gland
Endocrine System
Exocrine Gland
Gland
Glands that release hormones into the bloodstream
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
A gland (as a sweat gland, a salivary gland, or a kidney) tha…
A group of cells that make special chemicals for the body
Endocrine Gland
Glands that release hormones into the bloodstream
Endocrine System
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
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Endocrine Hormones and Their Glands
Hypothalamus
Pituitary Gland
Thyroid Gland
Parathyroid Gland
Regulates anterior pituitary hormones.
Master gland, controls the other endocrine glands.
Gland responsible for secreting thyroxine and calcitonin.
Gland responsible for secreting parathyroid hormone. (B in pi…
Hypothalamus
Regulates anterior pituitary hormones.
Pituitary Gland
Master gland, controls the other endocrine glands.
10 terms
Endocrine Glands AHS
Thyroid
Parathyroid
Testes
Ovaries
produces hormones that regulate metabolism, body heat, and bo…
produces a hormone that regulates the body's balance of calci…
male reproductive glands
female reproductive glands
Thyroid
produces hormones that regulate metabolism, body heat, and bo…
Parathyroid
produces a hormone that regulates the body's balance of calci…
15 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Major glands in the endocrine system
Function of glands
Endocrine system regulates body functi…
set of organs that secrete hormones directly into the circula…
pineal, hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid and parathyroid, thy…
send hormones(chemical messengers) through blood to other org…
blood production, appetite, reproduction, brain function, sle…
Endocrine System
set of organs that secrete hormones directly into the circula…
Major glands in the endocrine system
pineal, hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid and parathyroid, thy…
13 terms
Endocrine system
Gland
Hormone
Pituitary Gland
Human Growth Hormone
An organ that produces and releases chemicals either through…
Chemical regulators that control bodily processes such as emo…
Master Gland
Produced by Pituitary Gland, stimulates growth of the body
Gland
An organ that produces and releases chemicals either through…
Hormone
Chemical regulators that control bodily processes such as emo…
10 terms
Endocrine System Glands
thyroid gland
parathyroid glands
testes
ovaries
produces hormones that regulate metabolism, beat heat, and bo…
produce a hormone that regulates the body's balance of calciu…
male reproductive glands that produce sperm for fertilization
female reproductive glands that produce the egg cells
thyroid gland
produces hormones that regulate metabolism, beat heat, and bo…
parathyroid glands
produce a hormone that regulates the body's balance of calciu…
9 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Hormones
Target Cells
Pineal Gland
collection of glands that secrete hormones into the blood whi…
Chemical regulators that control bodily processes such as emo…
cells that have receptors for a particular hormone
a very small endocrine glands that is located in the central…
Endocrine System
collection of glands that secrete hormones into the blood whi…
Hormones
Chemical regulators that control bodily processes such as emo…
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Other human body systems
immune system
endocrine system
exocrine system
glands
The body's defense using white blood cells to fight against i…
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Glands that release chemicals into ducts which carry them in…
A group of cells that produces and secretes, or gives off, ch…
immune system
The body's defense using white blood cells to fight against i…
endocrine system
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
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Endocrine System Study Guide
Mechanisms for cell communication
Hormone
Organs of Endocrine System
Endocrine glands
∙Necessary for integration of cell activities... ∙Mechanisms... ⁻…
chemical messenger secreted into bloodstream, stimulates resp…
Pineal gland... hypothalamus... pituitary gland... thyroid gland... thymu…
No ducts, release hormones into tissue fluids, have dense cap…
Mechanisms for cell communication
∙Necessary for integration of cell activities... ∙Mechanisms... ⁻…
Hormone
chemical messenger secreted into bloodstream, stimulates resp…
11 terms
A&P: Endocrine System
Hypothalamus
Pineal Gland
Thyroid Gland
Parathyroid Gland
A neural structure lying below the thalamus; it directs sever…
a pea-sized conical mass of tissue behind the third ventricle…
endocrine gland located below the voice box; it produces horm…
any one of four endocrine glands situated above or within the…
Hypothalamus
A neural structure lying below the thalamus; it directs sever…
Pineal Gland
a pea-sized conical mass of tissue behind the third ventricle…
36 terms
Endocrine System
adrenal glands
adrenalin
diabetes
endocrine gland
two glands lying one above each kidney. They produce hormones…
hormone produced by adrenal gland. It is also known as epinep…
disease caused by insufficient amounts of insulin being produ…
ductless gland that secretes hormones
adrenal glands
two glands lying one above each kidney. They produce hormones…
adrenalin
hormone produced by adrenal gland. It is also known as epinep…
15 terms
Endocrine system
Gland
Hormone
Pituitary Gland
Human Growth Hormone
an organ in the human or animal body that secretes particular…
chemical messengers that control bodily processes such as emo…
the major endocrine gland. A pea-sized body attached to the b…
Produced by the pituitary gland, stimulates the grownth of rh…
Gland
an organ in the human or animal body that secretes particular…
Hormone
chemical messengers that control bodily processes such as emo…
17 terms
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…
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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Psycology Vocab
endocrine system
hormones
target cells
Pineal gland
gland that secretes hormones such as growth, reproduction and…
chemical messages manafactured by the endocrine system
cell targeted by the growth hormone
secretes melatonin
endocrine system
gland that secretes hormones such as growth, reproduction and…
hormones
chemical messages manafactured by the endocrine system
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Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Pituitary Gland
Hormones
Thyroid Gland
Consists of glands that secrete substances into the bloodstre…
This Gland regulates growth hormones along with the Prolactin…
These substances are secreted by the endocrine system.
This gland produces thyroxine which affects the body's metabo…
Endocrine System
Consists of glands that secrete substances into the bloodstre…
Pituitary Gland
This Gland regulates growth hormones along with the Prolactin…
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Reproduction and heredity: The endocrine system
Endocrine gland
Endocrine system
Hormone
Hypothalamus
Produces and releases chemical substances that signal changes…
Regulates long term changes in the body such as growth and de…
A chemical substance produced by an endocrine gland
An endocrine gland located in the brain and is part of both t…
Endocrine gland
Produces and releases chemical substances that signal changes…
Endocrine system
Regulates long term changes in the body such as growth and de…
9 terms
2.3 Chemical Communication
Endocrine Gland
Endocrine System
Exocrine Gland
Gland
Ductless or tubeless organs or groups of cells that secrete h…
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
secretions are released on the outside of the body (mammary g…
An organ that produces and releases chemicals either through…
Endocrine Gland
Ductless or tubeless organs or groups of cells that secrete h…
Endocrine System
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
9 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Hormones
Target cells
Pineal gland
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
Cells with specific receptors in their membranes to accept sp…
A small endocrine gland in the vertebrate brain
Endocrine System
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Hormones
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
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Endocrine System
Feedback Mechanism
Hormone Imbalance
Diabetes
Pancreas
Way the body controls the turning on and turning off of the v…
When a gland produces too much or too little of a certain hor…
A condition in which the body is unable to produce enough ins…
The organ that that produces the hormone insulin. Helps to co…
Feedback Mechanism
Way the body controls the turning on and turning off of the v…
Hormone Imbalance
When a gland produces too much or too little of a certain hor…
23 terms
Endocrine system
Gonad/o
Pancreat/o
Parathyroid/o
Pineal/o
Sex glands
pancreas
parathyroid gland
Gland in charge of sexual development and growth
Gonad/o
Sex glands
Pancreat/o
pancreas
Endocrine system Vocabulary
Endocrine System
Hormones
Target Cells
Pineal Gland
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
Cells with specific receptors in their membranes to accept sp…
A brain structure located near the thalamus that secretes mel…
Endocrine System
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Hormones
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
Endocrine System Vocab
endocrine system
hormones
target cells
pineal gland
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Chemicals that circulate throughout multicellular organisms,…
cells that have receptors for a particular hormone
Secretes melatonin
endocrine system
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
hormones
Chemicals that circulate throughout multicellular organisms,…
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Chap. 22.2
adrenal glands
endocrine system
gonads
hypothalamus
a pair of endocrine glands that sit just above the kidneys an…
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Glands related to sexual characteristics and the processes in…
A neural structure lying below the thalamus; it directs sever…
adrenal glands
a pair of endocrine glands that sit just above the kidneys an…
endocrine system
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Unit 6 Endocrine and Reproductive System
Endocrine
Hormones
Adrenal gland
thyroid gland
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
two triangular shaped glands that sit on top of each kidney.
a bow tie shaped gland located in the neck just below the voi…
Endocrine
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Hormones
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
97 terms
The Endocrine System
endocrine system
endocrinology
hormones
amino acid based molecules
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
study of the endocrine system
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
modified amino acids, proteins, and peptide
endocrine system
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
endocrinology
study of the endocrine system
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Endocrine System
Hormone
Endocrine System
Endocrine Gland
Homeostasis
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
A system of glands that secretes hormones that regulate proce…
Glands that secretes hormones into the bloodstream
Process by which organisms maintain a relatively stable inter…
Hormone
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
Endocrine System
A system of glands that secretes hormones that regulate proce…
16 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine glands
Pineal Gland
Pituitary Gland
Anterior Pituitary Gland
ductless and tubless organs or groups of cells that secrete h…
Secrets "melatonin" effects onset puberty and regulates sleep…
aka Mastery gland, and it regulates and controls all endocrin…
the front most gland produces growth Hormones such as (TSH) (…
Endocrine glands
ductless and tubless organs or groups of cells that secrete h…
Pineal Gland
Secrets "melatonin" effects onset puberty and regulates sleep…
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…
10 terms
Endocrine System
Hormones
thyroid gland
adrenal gland
hypothalamus
Chemical messengers created in the endocrine glands and trave…
Endocrine gland that helps regulate the rate of metabolism
Glands that secrete adrenaline, which stirs up the body, chan…
Gland that controls activities such as water balance, regulat…
Hormones
Chemical messengers created in the endocrine glands and trave…
thyroid gland
Endocrine gland that helps regulate the rate of metabolism
18 terms
Endocrine System Jan. 2015
Pituitary gland
Thyroid gland
Parathyroid gland
Pancreas
Master gland found in the brain it regulates growth and contr…
located below the voice box; it produces hormones which contr…
Four found on back surface of thyroid gland. maintain homeost…
An endocrine role: to secrete insulin and glucagon into the b…
Pituitary gland
Master gland found in the brain it regulates growth and contr…
Thyroid gland
located below the voice box; it produces hormones which contr…
10 terms
ENDOCRINE SYSTEM OCT 2016
ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
HORMONES
GLANDS
HOMEOSTASIS
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
A group of cells that produces and secretes, hormones.
A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal state.
ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
HORMONES
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
17 terms
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…
9 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Hormones
Target cells
Pineal gland
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Chemicals produced by your glands that regulate the activitie…
Cells with specific receptors in their membranes to accept sp…
Secretes melatonin
Endocrine System
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Hormones
Chemicals produced by your glands that regulate the activitie…
8 terms
Endocrine System - For Studying; Not For Quizlet Quiz
Function
Major Organs + Parts
Pituitary Gland
Ovaries
- Works with the nervous system to control internal body func…
- Pituitary Gland... - Ovaries... - Testicles... - Thyroid Gland... - Hyp…
- Major gland of the endocrine system... - Regulates the other h…
- Secrete hormones such as estrogen and progesterone... - Involv…
Function
- Works with the nervous system to control internal body func…
Major Organs + Parts
- Pituitary Gland... - Ovaries... - Testicles... - Thyroid Gland... - Hyp…
71 terms
endocrine system
exocrine glands
endocrine glands
pituitary gland
gonads
secrete fluids that are transported via ducts to their approp…
secrete chemicals called hormones directly into the blood
also called hypophysis - endocrine gland connected to the und…
located in their respective reproductive systems
exocrine glands
secrete fluids that are transported via ducts to their approp…
endocrine glands
secrete chemicals called hormones directly into the blood
60 terms
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
27 terms
Endocrine System
______________ glands secrete substanc…
___________ glands secrete hormones di…
five major processes of the endocrine…
hormones, secreted in very small amoun…
exocrine
endocrine
1) growth & development... 2) immune system... 3) reproduction... 4) r…
target cells
______________ glands secrete substanc…
exocrine
___________ glands secrete hormones di…
endocrine
39 terms
Endocrine System
endocrine glands and hormone-secreting…
nervous system
endocrine system
interstitial fluid, then bloodstream
two components of the endocrine system
controls body activities through releasing neurotransmitters…
controls body activities by releasing hormones into interstit…
endocrine system releases hormones into...
endocrine glands and hormone-secreting…
two components of the endocrine system
nervous system
controls body activities through releasing neurotransmitters…
11 terms
The Endocrine System
Glands
Endocrine Glands
Hormones
Pituitary gland
Organs in the body that secrete chemicals
glands that secrete chemicals called hormones directly into t…
Chemicals released into the bloodstream by endocrine glands
gland located in the brain that secrets human growth hormone…
Glands
Organs in the body that secrete chemicals
Endocrine Glands
glands that secrete chemicals called hormones directly into t…
18 terms
Endocrine System
Hormones
Pineal Body
Hypothalamus
Pituitary Gland
A chemical messenger that is made in your body that controls…
Gland in the brain that releases the hormone melatonin
Gland in the middle of the brain that helps to regulate sleep…
Gland in the brain that regulates growth, blood pressure, and…
Hormones
A chemical messenger that is made in your body that controls…
Pineal Body
Gland in the brain that releases the hormone melatonin
43 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine Glands
Ductless (tubeless)
Hormones
Independently, interact
Principal structure of the endocrine system
Endocrine glands are
Endocrine glands secrete
Endocrine glands work _________, but do _________
Endocrine Glands
Principal structure of the endocrine system
Ductless (tubeless)
Endocrine glands are
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