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Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Hormones
Target Cells
Pineal Gland
he collection of glands that produce hormones that regulate m…
chemical messengers that are secreted directly into the blood…
a cell that bears receptors for a hormone, drug, or other sig…
a pea-sized conical mass of tissue behind the third ventricle…
Endocrine System
he collection of glands that produce hormones that regulate m…
Hormones
chemical messengers that are secreted directly into the blood…
67 terms
A & P 2 Unit 08 Vocabulary Endocrine System
Adenylate cyclase
Adipose cell
Adrenal androgens
Adrenal cortex
the enzyme that removes 2 phosphate molecules from ATP formin…
a cell specialized for the storage of fat
masculinizing hormones such as testosterone produced by the a…
the portion of an endocrine gland that produces the hormones…
Adenylate cyclase
the enzyme that removes 2 phosphate molecules from ATP formin…
Adipose cell
a cell specialized for the storage of fat
10 terms
Endocrine system
hormone
endocrine gland
duct
exocrine gland
A molecule released from an endocrine gland that is transport…
An organ that secretes hormones directly into the blood and h…
The tube through which hormones travel when they are released…
An organ that secretes molecules into a duct that carries the…
hormone
A molecule released from an endocrine gland that is transport…
endocrine gland
An organ that secretes hormones directly into the blood and h…
14 terms
Endocrine system
endocrine system
hormones
steroids
prostaglandins
the body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of gla…
chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
Many of this type of lipid serve as chemical messengers or as…
modified fatty acids that are produced by a wide range of cells
endocrine system
the body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of gla…
hormones
chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
13 terms
Chapter 45 Hormones and the Endocrine System
hormone
endocrine system
edocrine glands
neurosecretory cells
The secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by th…
The system of glands that produce endocrine secretions that h…
Glands that secrete chemicals called hormones directly into t…
Neurons that secrete neurohormone rather than neurotransmitter
hormone
The secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by th…
endocrine system
The system of glands that produce endocrine secretions that h…
34 terms
Endocrine System Week 3 Vocabulary
Adrenal cortex
Adrenal medulla
adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
Alpha cells
the portion of an endocrine gland that produces the hormones…
The interior of the _____ gland that produces epinephrine and…
a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary that primarily c…
glucagon producing cells of the pancreas
Adrenal cortex
the portion of an endocrine gland that produces the hormones…
Adrenal medulla
The interior of the _____ gland that produces epinephrine and…
7 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Hormones
Peptide Hormones
Steroid Hormones
Composed mainly of glands that produce hormones affecting cer…
Chemical messengers produced and secreted from cells of the d…
Bind to a receptor on the cell membrane which causes the rele…
Move across the cell membrane into the cytoplasm, causing the…
Endocrine System
Composed mainly of glands that produce hormones affecting cer…
Hormones
Chemical messengers produced and secreted from cells of the d…
10 terms
Endocrine System Review (part 1)
System overview
Endocrine vs. exocrine
Hormone
Functions of hormones
Includes cells, tissues, and organs that secrete hormones dir…
Endocrine:... •Secrete substances into the internal environment-…
A biochemical secreted by a cell to affect the functions of a…
Help regulate metabolic processes... Help regulate water and ele…
System overview
Includes cells, tissues, and organs that secrete hormones dir…
Endocrine vs. exocrine
Endocrine:... •Secrete substances into the internal environment-…
59 terms
Week 2 Endocrine system
Endocrine system is comprised mostly o…
endocrine system secretes __ that move…
prostaglandins and pheromones are __
__ are local hormones that affect neig…
Endocrine system is comprised mostly of glands
endocrine system secretes hormones that move through the bloo…
prostaglandins and pheromones are hormones
prostaglandins are local hormones that affect neighboring cel…
Endocrine system is comprised mostly o…
Endocrine system is comprised mostly of glands
endocrine system secretes __ that move…
endocrine system secretes hormones that move through the bloo…
9 terms
Endocrine System
Function of the Endocrine System
glands
hormones
pituitary
Produces hormones that carry messages to other parts of the b…
organs that secrete hormones into the bloodstream
chemical messengers that speed up or slow down the activities…
"master gland," located in the brain, that controls all other…
Function of the Endocrine System
Produces hormones that carry messages to other parts of the b…
glands
organs that secrete hormones into the bloodstream
Ch 9 Endocrine System Terms
endocrine system
hormones
amino acid based hormones
steroids
the body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of gla…
chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
include proteins, peptides, amino acids and other forms that…
Many of this type of lipid serve as chemical messengers or as…
endocrine system
the body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of gla…
hormones
chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
Endocrine Terms/ Hormones
Paracrine Hormones
Hormones
Endocrine SYSTEM
Endocrine GLANDS
local hormones... Secreted into tissue fluids to nearby cells (…
chemical messengers that travel in the bloodstream
Includes hormone producing cells in organs such as brain, hea…
produce hormones (no ducts)... release hormones into tissue flui…
Paracrine Hormones
local hormones... Secreted into tissue fluids to nearby cells (…
Hormones
chemical messengers that travel in the bloodstream
13 terms
Chapter 45 Hormones and the Endocrine System
hormone
endocrine system
edocrine glands
neurosecretory cells
The secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by th…
The system of glands that produce endocrine secretions that h…
Glands that secrete chemicals called hormones directly into t…
Neurons that secrete neurohormone rather than neurotransmitter
hormone
The secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by th…
endocrine system
The system of glands that produce endocrine secretions that h…
62 terms
Endocrine System A&P 1152
Comparison of Control by the Nervous a…
Nervous and Endocrine Systems
Nervous System Releases
Endocrine System Releases
Comparison of Control by the Nervous and Endocrine Systems Ou…
act together to coordinate all systems of the body.
Neurotransmitters is electrical
Hormones
Comparison of Control by the Nervous a…
Comparison of Control by the Nervous and Endocrine Systems Ou…
Nervous and Endocrine Systems
act together to coordinate all systems of the body.
23 terms
Endocrine system
homeostasis
temp, blood sugar, etc
nervous system, endocrine system
nervous system
the dynamic state of equilibrium or balance of the internal s…
homeostasis is responsible for regulating
two communication systems responsible for homeostasis
neurons communicate by sending nerve impulses along their axo…
homeostasis
the dynamic state of equilibrium or balance of the internal s…
temp, blood sugar, etc
homeostasis is responsible for regulating
56 terms
Westwood A & P Vocabulary Endocrine System
Adrenal androgens
Adrenal cortex
Adrenal medulla
adrenocorticotropic hormone
masculinizing hormones such as testosterone produced by the a…
the portion of an endocrine gland that produces the hormones…
The interior of the _____ gland that produces epinephrine and…
a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary that primarily c…
Adrenal androgens
masculinizing hormones such as testosterone produced by the a…
Adrenal cortex
the portion of an endocrine gland that produces the hormones…
57 terms
Ch.45 Hormones and Endocrine System
hormones
target cells
endocrine system
nervous system
-signaling molecs.... -in animals: secreted into extracellular f…
cells have matching receptor for hormone
-fxn: chemical signaling by hormones... -1 of 2 basic systems fo…
-1 major communication and control system... -network of special…
hormones
-signaling molecs.... -in animals: secreted into extracellular f…
target cells
cells have matching receptor for hormone
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…
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…
12 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine system
Hormones
What is the study of hormones
Throtropin releasing hormone TRH
includes the organs of the body that secrete hormones directl…
regulate chemical reaction in cells and therefore control fun…
Endocrinology
TSH- throid hormone... PRL- breast secretory tissue
Endocrine system
includes the organs of the body that secrete hormones directl…
Hormones
regulate chemical reaction in cells and therefore control fun…
17 terms
Hormones
Oestrogen
Progesterone
anti-diuretic hormone
adrenalin
controls development of female secondary sexual characteristi…
regulates menstrual cycle; secreted from the ovaries
also known as ADH; secreted by the pituitary; controls the wa…
prepares the body for physical activity; released from the ad…
Oestrogen
controls development of female secondary sexual characteristi…
Progesterone
regulates menstrual cycle; secreted from the ovaries
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…
85 terms
Endocrine System
endocrine system vs nervous system
endocrine system
endocrine glands
exocrine glands
endocrine involves communication through hormones distributed…
hormones distributed through body that act by binding to a sp…
ductless glands that release secretions into bloodstream , hi…
mucus and serous secretions released into ducts that then dra…
endocrine system vs nervous system
endocrine involves communication through hormones distributed…
endocrine system
hormones distributed through body that act by binding to a sp…
27 terms
9 - Endocrine system - Anatomy & Physiology
endocrine system
hormones
amino acid based hormones
steroids
the body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of gla…
chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
include proteins, peptides, amino acids and other forms that…
Many of this type of lipid serve as chemical messengers or as…
endocrine system
the body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of gla…
hormones
chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
75 terms
Endocrine system Anatomy
Nervous system... Endocrine system... This t…
Slow
Fast
Long
Two body systems share the responsibility for comtrol and coo…
Reaction to Stimuli in endocrine system ?
Reaction to stimuli in nervous system ?
Duration of effect in endocrine system?
Nervous system... Endocrine system... This t…
Two body systems share the responsibility for comtrol and coo…
Slow
Reaction to Stimuli in endocrine system ?
47 terms
U6 Endocrine System
Adrenal cortex
adrenal gland
adrenal medulla
adrenocotropic hormone
the ourter part of the adrenal gland that secretes many hormo…
Produces Hormones: Epinephrine, Corticosteroids, and Norepine…
An endocrine organ that secretes epinephrine and norepinephri…
produced by corticotrophs in anterior pituitary; stimulates a…
Adrenal cortex
the ourter part of the adrenal gland that secretes many hormo…
adrenal gland
Produces Hormones: Epinephrine, Corticosteroids, and Norepine…
82 terms
Endocrine system
Hormones
Endocrine gland
Chemical
Metabolism
Chemicals secreted by an endocrine gland to regulate the func…
Specific glands that secrete hormones directly into the blood…
Hormones regulate ____ composition
Hormones regulate _____ and energy balance
Hormones
Chemicals secreted by an endocrine gland to regulate the func…
Endocrine gland
Specific glands that secrete hormones directly into the blood…
21 terms
endocrine system unit guide
endocrine system
hormones
endocrine glands
steroid
the collection of glands that produce hormones that regulate…
chemical messengers that are secreted directly into the blood…
glands of the endocrine system that secrete their products, h…
type of hormone synthesized from cholesterol
endocrine system
the collection of glands that produce hormones that regulate…
hormones
chemical messengers that are secreted directly into the blood…
219 terms
Endocrine System Anatomy Exam 3
The endocrine system
What do the hormones in the endocrine…
What is Endocrinology?
What are the 3 ways that hormones act…
includes the organs of the body that secrete hormones directl…
Hormones regulates chemical reaction in cells and therefore c…
is the study of hormones
By controlling the rate of enzymatic reactions... By controlling…
The endocrine system
includes the organs of the body that secrete hormones directl…
What do the hormones in the endocrine…
Hormones regulates chemical reaction in cells and therefore c…
114 terms
Chapter 10: Endocrine
Chemical Messangers
Secretion
Autocrine Chemical messengers
Paracrine Chemical Messengers
produced by nervous or endocrine system that allows cells to…
controlled release of chemicals from a cell
stimulates the cell that originally secreted it, and sometime…
act locally on nearby cells; secreted by one cell type into t…
Chemical Messangers
produced by nervous or endocrine system that allows cells to…
Secretion
controlled release of chemicals from a cell
47 terms
Unit 6 Endocrine System
adrenal cortex
adrenal gland
adrenal medulla
adrenocorticotropic hormone
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…
A peptide hormone released from the anterior pituitary, it st…
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
Cells, Tissues, Organs, and Organ Systems
Cell
Tissue
Organ
Organ System
the basic unit of all living things
groups of cells that work together to carry out a particular…
a group of tissues that perform a complex function in the body
a group of organs that together perform a function that helps…
Cell
the basic unit of all living things
Tissue
groups of cells that work together to carry out a particular…
10 terms
Endocrine System
hormones
hormones
hormones
hormones
substances secreted (released) by cells that act to regulate…
use production/storage of energy
maintain homeostatis (nutrition/metabolism, excretion, and wa…
reacts to stimulus from the outside body
hormones
substances secreted (released) by cells that act to regulate…
hormones
use production/storage of energy
147 terms
Endocrine System Pt. 1
Endocrine system
Hormones
Endocrine glands
Endocrine glands
Various organs, including the brain, heart, and small intestine
Glands secrete chemicals
Ductless glands
Secrete their hormones directly into the bloodstream.
Endocrine system
Various organs, including the brain, heart, and small intestine
Hormones
Glands secrete chemicals
37 terms
Endocrine system part 1
neuroendocrine system
hormones
bloodstream
longer
the nervous and endocrine systems act as a coordinated interl…
released by endocrine system to control body activities
hormones released here travel throughout the body
hormones released in the bloodstream last (shorter/longer)
neuroendocrine system
the nervous and endocrine systems act as a coordinated interl…
hormones
released by endocrine system to control body activities
16 terms
Hormones and the Endocrine System
What controls the release of hormones?
Endocrine system of an animal=
endocrine glands
Hormones
feedback systems
sum of all its hormone-secreting cells and tissues
ductless and secrete hormones directly into body fluids
chemical signals that cause a response in target cells
What controls the release of hormones?
feedback systems
Endocrine system of an animal=
sum of all its hormone-secreting cells and tissues
7 terms
Endocrine System
gland
pituitary gland
glucagon
insulin
an organ that secrete substances.
the major endocrine gland. A pea-sized body attached to the b…
a hormone secreted by the pancreatic alpha cells that increas…
a protein hormone secreted by the pancreas that is essential…
gland
an organ that secrete substances.
pituitary gland
the major endocrine gland. A pea-sized body attached to the b…
43 terms
ANPH 1000 Ch 12 Endocrine System
endocrine gland
exocrine gland
hormone
hypothalamus
Ductless or tubeless organs or groups of cells that secrete h…
A gland (as a sweat gland, a salivary gland, or a kidney) tha…
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
endocrine gland
Ductless or tubeless organs or groups of cells that secrete h…
exocrine gland
A gland (as a sweat gland, a salivary gland, or a kidney) tha…
11 terms
Unit 1 Lesson 2 Vocabulary: The Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Hormones
Endocrine Gland
Thyroid Gland
The endocrine system includes various organs that work togeth…
Chemical substances that help regulate many of your body's fu…
Ductless or tubeless organs or groups of cells that secrete h…
Produces hormones that regulate metabolism, body heat and bon…
Endocrine System
The endocrine system includes various organs that work togeth…
Hormones
Chemical substances that help regulate many of your body's fu…
11 terms
The Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Hormones
Endocrine Glands
Thyroid Gland
The endocrine system includes various organs that work togeth…
Chemical substances that help regulate many of your body's fu…
Ductless or tubeless organs or groups of cells that secrete h…
Produces hormones that regulate metabolism, body heat and bon…
Endocrine System
The endocrine system includes various organs that work togeth…
Hormones
Chemical substances that help regulate many of your body's fu…
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…
67 terms
A & P 2 Unit 08 Vocabulary Endocrine System
Adenylate cyclase
Adipose cell
Adrenal androgens
Adrenal cortex
the enzyme that removes 2 phosphate molecules from ATP formin…
a cell specialized for the storage of fat
masculinizing hormones such as testosterone produced by the a…
the portion of an endocrine gland that produces the hormones…
Adenylate cyclase
the enzyme that removes 2 phosphate molecules from ATP formin…
Adipose cell
a cell specialized for the storage of fat
11 terms
Unit 1-Lesson 2 Vocabulary The Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Hormones
Endocrine Glands
Thyroid gland
The endocrine system includes various organs that work togeth…
Chemical substances that help regulate many of your body's fu…
Ductless or tubeless organs or groups of cells that secrete h…
Produces hormones that regulate metabolism, body eat and bone…
Endocrine System
The endocrine system includes various organs that work togeth…
Hormones
Chemical substances that help regulate many of your body's fu…
63 terms
Anatomy- Ch. 17 Endocrine System
Endocrine glands
what two systems in humans specialize…
The endocrine system uses....
The nervous system uses....
are a series of glands in the body that produce hormones
Endocrine system and Nervous system
hormones
neurotransmitters
Endocrine glands
are a series of glands in the body that produce hormones
what two systems in humans specialize…
Endocrine system and Nervous system
53 terms
The Endocrine System with pictures
Organs and Tissues of the Endocrine Sy…
hypothalamus
kidney
pancreatic islets
Organs and Tissues of the Endocrine Sy…
hypothalamus
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…
23 terms
Chapter 18: The endocrine system
Neuroendocrine system
How does the endocrine system controls…
How does the nervous system controls b…
endocrine system
Nervous and endocrine system act as a coordinated interlockin…
Hormones (affects virtually all body tissues)
Nerve impulses (causes muscles to contract or glands to secre…
includes cells, tissues, and organs that secrete hormones dir…
Neuroendocrine system
Nervous and endocrine system act as a coordinated interlockin…
How does the endocrine system controls…
Hormones (affects virtually all body tissues)
220 terms
Combo of Endocrine System
Adipose cell
Adrenal androgens
Adrenal cortex
Adrenal medulla
a cell specialized for the storage of fat
masculinizing hormones such as testosterone produced by the a…
the portion of an endocrine gland that produces the hormones…
The interior of the _____ gland that produces epinephrine and…
Adipose cell
a cell specialized for the storage of fat
Adrenal androgens
masculinizing hormones such as testosterone produced by the a…
12 terms
Chapter 34
hormone
hormone
endocrine system
target cells
chemical produced in one part of an organism that affects ano…
deliver messages throughtout the body
made up of glands that release hormones into the blood
cells that have receptors for a particular hormone
hormone
chemical produced in one part of an organism that affects ano…
hormone
deliver messages throughtout the body
11 terms
Chapter 45 Hormones and the Endocrine System
hormone
endocrine system
edocrine glands
paracrine signaling
The secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by th…
The system of glands that produce endocrine secretions that h…
Glands that secrete chemicals called hormones directly into t…
Signal released from a cell has an effect on neighboring cells.
hormone
The secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by th…
endocrine system
The system of glands that produce endocrine secretions that h…
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