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Endocrine system with2 main types of glands Exocrine glands or duct glands that are sweat and oil glands and Endocrine glands or ductless glands release hormones such as insulin,adrenaline, and estrogen.
Pineal gland
Pituitary gland
Thyroid gland
Parathyroid gland
Plays a major role in sexual development,sleep, and metabolism.
Is the most complex organ of endicrine system. It affects alm…
Controls how quickly the body burns energy ((metabolism ), ma…
Regulates blood calcium and phosphorus levels so that the ner…
Pineal gland
Plays a major role in sexual development,sleep, and metabolism.
Pituitary gland
Is the most complex organ of endicrine system. It affects alm…
8 terms
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…
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
18 terms
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.
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…
20 terms
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…
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…
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…
9 terms
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…
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…
9 terms
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
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…
Endocrine system - Hormones
Thyroid stimulating hormone... follicle s…
Growth hormone
Growth hormone
Proteins, carbohydrates, lipids
Name the 7 anterior pituitary glands
also know as somatropin and somatotropic hormone.
the promotion of body growth in young animals, particularly t…
the growth hormone helps regulate the metabolism of ________,…
Thyroid stimulating hormone... follicle s…
Name the 7 anterior pituitary glands
Growth hormone
also know as somatropin and somatotropic hormone.
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
29 terms
Endocrine System Structure and Function Review
Adrenal Glands
Ovaries
Testes
Pancreas
Adrenal Glands
Ovaries
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…
13 terms
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
8 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Gland
Pituitary Gland
Hormones
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
An organ that produces and releases chemicals either through…
The endocrine system's most influential gland. Under the infl…
Chemicals produced by your glands that regulate the activitie…
Endocrine System
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Gland
An organ that produces and releases chemicals either through…
57 terms
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…
12 terms
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
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 Hormonal glands and function
Pituitary gland
Prolactin hormone
Luteinizing hormone
Adrenocorticotropic hormones
Master gland located in the turk's saddle of the sphenoid bon…
regulates milk production
regulates leveles of oestrogen in women and testosterone in men
reduces stress and help to maintain healthy blood pressure
Pituitary gland
Master gland located in the turk's saddle of the sphenoid bon…
Prolactin hormone
regulates milk production
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…
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…
12 terms
Endocrine system and glands and hormones
endocrine glands
hormones
thyroid gland
parathyroid glands
ductless (tubeless) organs or groups of cells that secrete ho…
chemical sunstances that are produced in glands and help regu…
produces hormones that regulate metabolism, body heat, and bo…
produce a hormone that regulate the body's calcium and phosop…
endocrine glands
ductless (tubeless) organs or groups of cells that secrete ho…
hormones
chemical sunstances that are produced in glands and help regu…
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
Endocrine System
The endocrine system is made up of cel…
The endocrine system communicates with…
Target organ
Endocrine releases ______ into the _____
Hormones or secreted substances
Nervous system
Any organ affected by a hormone or controlled by a hormone
Hormones; Bloodstream
The endocrine system is made up of cel…
Hormones or secreted substances
The endocrine system communicates with…
Nervous system
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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…
21 terms
Reproduction and Endocrine system
Thyroid
Parathyroid Glands
Testes
Ovaries
produces hormones that regulate metabolism, body heat, and bo…
produces a hormone that regulates the bodes calcium and phosp…
male reproductive glands
female reproductive glands
Thyroid
produces hormones that regulate metabolism, body heat, and bo…
Parathyroid Glands
produces a hormone that regulates the bodes calcium and phosp…
endocrine
endocrine system
hormone
thyroid
adrenaline
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growth
Chemical messengers made by endocrine glands
Endocrine gland that surrounds the trachea in the neck.
Hormone that increases heart rate, breathing rate, fight or f…
endocrine system
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growth
hormone
Chemical messengers made by endocrine glands
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
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…
32 terms
Endocrine System - Chapter 11
endocrine system
pituitary gland
thyroid gland
parathyroid gland
Controls body functions using chemicals messengers called hor…
Regulates and controls the activities of all other endocrine…
located below the voice box; it produces hormones which contr…
four small endocrine glands on the posterior side of the thyr…
endocrine system
Controls body functions using chemicals messengers called hor…
pituitary gland
Regulates and controls the activities of all other endocrine…
Endocrine system and glands and hormones
endocrine glands
hormones
thyroid gland
parathyroid glands
ductless (tubeless) organs or groups of cells that secrete ho…
chemical sunstances that are produced in glands and help regu…
produces hormones that regulate metabolism, body heat, and bo…
produce a hormone that regulate the body's calcium and phosop…
endocrine glands
ductless (tubeless) organs or groups of cells that secrete ho…
hormones
chemical sunstances that are produced in glands and help regu…
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…
29 terms
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…
Endocrine and Reproductive Systems
Endocrine System
glands
hormones
homeostasis
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
A cell or organ that secretes substances for use elsewhere in…
Chemical messengers
Process by which organisms maintain a relatively stable inter…
Endocrine System
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
glands
A cell or organ that secretes substances for use elsewhere in…
121 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
It Control and regulates body processes
Is composed of glands that secrete different types of hormones
Is essential in regulating growth and development, metabolism…
Controls how your body uses
Endocrine System
It Control and regulates body processes
Endocrine System
Is composed of glands that secrete different types of hormones
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
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…
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
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…
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
8 terms
glands for endocrine system
pituitary gland
thyroid gland
parathyroid gland
adrenal gland
the major gland of the endocrine system.
a large ductless gland in the neck that secretes hormones reg…
Image result for parathyroid gland definition... Parathyroid gla…
either of a pair of complex endocrine organs near the anterio…
pituitary gland
the major gland of the endocrine system.
thyroid gland
a large ductless gland in the neck that secretes hormones reg…
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