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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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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…
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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
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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…
Endocrine System
hormones
target cell
glands
endocrine glands
substances secretes (released) by cells that act to regulate…
is a specific cell a hormone binds to and acts on (carries th…
organs whose cells secrete materials into other regions of th…
duct less organs that secrete hormones directly into the bloo…
hormones
substances secretes (released) by cells that act to regulate…
target cell
is a specific cell a hormone binds to and acts on (carries th…
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…
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 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…
The Endocrine System
The Endocrine System
Hormones
Target Cells
Exocrine Glands
System consisting of endocrine glands located throughout the…
Chemical produced by endocrine glands that are secreted direc…
Cells that consist of specific receptors on which hormones wi…
Glands whose secretions are carried by tubes or... ducts to inte…
The Endocrine System
System consisting of endocrine glands located throughout the…
Hormones
Chemical produced by endocrine glands that are secreted direc…
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Endocrine System
Endocrine system
Hormones
Glands
Target cell
Made up of glands that produce hormones that regulate, coordi…
chemical messengers that are secreted directly into the blood…
an organ in the body that makes and secretes hormones
A cell that has receptors that recognize the hormone
Endocrine system
Made up of glands that produce hormones that regulate, coordi…
Hormones
chemical messengers that are secreted directly into the blood…
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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…
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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…
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Ch. 17 Endocrine System Notes
What two systems work together to coor…
To coordinate systems of the body the…
To coordinate systems of the body the…
Most hormones circulate through the bl…
Nervous System and Endocrine System
neurotransmitters
hormones
target cells
What two systems work together to coor…
Nervous System and Endocrine System
To coordinate systems of the body the…
neurotransmitters
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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
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Unit 3 Human Body Systems: Endocrine System
endocrine
exocrine
ductless
positive feedback
The glands and parts of glands that produce endocrine secreti…
Duct glands that produce a substance that travels through sma…
Endocrine Glands
A type of regulation that responds to a change in conditions…
endocrine
The glands and parts of glands that produce endocrine secreti…
exocrine
Duct glands that produce a substance that travels through sma…
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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…
Endocrine system
hormones
hormones act like
Target cell
glands
substances released by cells that to regulate the activity of…
Chemical messengers which carry instructions to cells to chan…
specific cell a hormone binds to & acts on
organs whose cells secrete materials into other regions of th…
hormones
substances released by cells that to regulate the activity of…
hormones act like
Chemical messengers which carry instructions to cells to chan…
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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…
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Endocrine System Structure and Function Review
Adrenal Glands
Ovaries
Testes
Pancreas
Adrenal Glands
Ovaries
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
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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…
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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…
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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
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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
25 terms
Endocrine & Exocrine System (including hormones)
endocrine glands
hormone
the organs their intended for
base of the brain in the middle
produce and release hormones directly into the blood stream
chemicals which turn on or off, speed up or slow down the act…
What do hormones affect?
Where is the hypothalamus gland located?
endocrine glands
produce and release hormones directly into the blood stream
hormone
chemicals which turn on or off, speed up or slow down the act…
119 terms
Endocrine System
difference in communication of endocri…
communication of nervous system
communication of endocrine system
endocrine system
nervous system: faster but short-lived effect... endocrine syste…
Communication in the nervous system involves membrane depolar…
Communication in the endocrine system involves chemicals call…
Ductless glands that release their secretions (hormones) into…
difference in communication of endocri…
nervous system: faster but short-lived effect... endocrine syste…
communication of nervous system
Communication in the nervous system involves membrane depolar…
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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
THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
FUNCTION OF THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
TWO TYPES OF GLANDS IN OUR BODY
ENDOCRINE GLANDS
TARGET CELL
COMMUNICATION/CONTROL Providing a Slower but longer lasting c…
EXOCRINE (discharge secretions into ducts)... AND ENDOCRINE (
DUCTLESS GLANDS, secrete chemicals known as HORMONES into int…
CELLS ACTED ON BY HORMONES
FUNCTION OF THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
COMMUNICATION/CONTROL Providing a Slower but longer lasting c…
TWO TYPES OF GLANDS IN OUR BODY
EXOCRINE (discharge secretions into ducts)... AND ENDOCRINE (
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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…
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…
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…
Endocrine System and Hormones
acromegaly
addison disease
adrenal gland
adrenal medula
enlargement of the extremities. Hypersecretion of GH after lo…
hypofunctioning of the adrenal cortex: results in bronzing of…
either of a pair of complex endocrine glands situated near th…
An endocrine organ that secretes catecholamines (epinephrine…
acromegaly
enlargement of the extremities. Hypersecretion of GH after lo…
addison disease
hypofunctioning of the adrenal cortex: results in bronzing of…
Endocrine system
Hormones
Endocrine
Exocrine
Both exocrine and endocrine
Chemical messengers that have a regulatory effect on certain…
Secrete hormones directly into bloodstream.... Ductless.
Secrete substance through a duct... Sweat, salivary, lacrimal,…
Liver and Pancreas... Exocrine - Bile from the liver and pancre…
Hormones
Chemical messengers that have a regulatory effect on certain…
Endocrine
Secrete hormones directly into bloodstream.... Ductless.
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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…
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…
66 terms
Endocrine System and Senses
endocrine system
hormones
gland
pituitary gland
system that regulates the body with hormones
chemicals released by one organ that acts on another organ
tissue that secretes a chemical
master gland of the endocrine system, which controls all othe…
endocrine system
system that regulates the body with hormones
hormones
chemicals released by one organ that acts on another organ
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 ?
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
Hormones
Estrogen
Prolactin
anti-diuretic hormone
adrenalin
controls development of female secondary sexual characteristi…
Promotes production of milk
also known as ADH; secreted by the pituitary; controls the wa…
prepares the body for physical activity; released from the ad…
Estrogen
controls development of female secondary sexual characteristi…
Prolactin
Promotes production of milk
Chapter 17 Endocrine System Power Point
Endocrine System
Hormones
Target Cells
Exocrine Glands
•System consisting of endocrine glands located throughout the…
Chemical produced by endocrine glands that are secreted direc…
Cells that consist of specific receptors on which hormones wi…
Glands whose secretions are carried by tubes or... ducts to inte…
Endocrine System
•System consisting of endocrine glands located throughout the…
Hormones
Chemical produced by endocrine glands that are secreted direc…
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