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13.1 The Glands and Hormones of the Endocrine System
Endocrine gland
Hormone
Endocrine system
Negative feedback mechanism
Ductless glands that secrete hormones directly into the blood…
Chemical messenger sent to many parts of the body to produce…
In vertebrates, system that works in parallel with the nervou…
Mechanism of homeostatic response by which the output of a sy…
Endocrine gland
Ductless glands that secrete hormones directly into the blood…
Hormone
Chemical messenger sent to many parts of the body to produce…
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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…
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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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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13.1 The Glands & Hormones of the Endocrine System
Endocrine gland
Hormone
Endocrine system
-ve feedback mechanism
Ductless glands that secrete hormones directly into the blood…
Chemical messenger sent to many parts of the body to produce…
System that works in parallel w/ the nervous system to mainta…
Mechanism of homeostatic response by which the output of a sy…
Endocrine gland
Ductless glands that secrete hormones directly into the blood…
Hormone
Chemical messenger sent to many parts of the body to produce…
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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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The Endocrine Glands & Hormones
Exocrine Secretions
Endocrine Secretions
Hormones
Ligand
Secretions deposited into body cavities or onto the surfce of…
Secretions sent directly into the bloodstream
Signals that origonate inside the body
A chemical that attaches to a receptor
Exocrine Secretions
Secretions deposited into body cavities or onto the surfce of…
Endocrine Secretions
Secretions sent directly into the bloodstream
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The Endocrine System
Tell why, the endocrine glands are cal…
Blood
Hypoactive
Hormones
They release their hormones directly into the blood.
carries hormones to the places where they are needed
an underactive gland
secretion of the endocrine glands
Tell why, the endocrine glands are cal…
They release their hormones directly into the blood.
Blood
carries hormones to the places where they are needed
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Chapter 9- Endocrine Glands & Hormones
Endocrinology
Hypothalamus
Posterior Pituitary Gland
Oxytocin (OT)
The science concerned with structure and function of the endo…
The link between the nervous and endocrine system that contro…
Does not synthesize but it stores 2 hormones: oxytocin and an…
Stimulates contraction of the uterus and release of milk from…
Endocrinology
The science concerned with structure and function of the endo…
Hypothalamus
The link between the nervous and endocrine system that contro…
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Functions of the Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Hypothalamus
Endocrine gland
Homeostasis
System that releases chemicals into the bloodstream to help c…
Region of the brain that served as the main control center fo…
organ or group of cells that secrete hormones directly into t…
the ability of a system or living organism to adjust its inte…
Endocrine System
System that releases chemicals into the bloodstream to help c…
Hypothalamus
Region of the brain that served as the main control center fo…
Functions of the Endocrine System
endocrine system
hypothalamus
endocrine gland
homeostasis
System that releases chemicals into the bloodstream to help c…
Region of the brain that serves as the main control center fo…
Organ or group of cells that secrete hormones directly into t…
The ability of a system or living organism to adjust its inte…
endocrine system
System that releases chemicals into the bloodstream to help c…
hypothalamus
Region of the brain that serves as the main control center fo…
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…
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
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Functions of the Endocrine System
Endocrine system
Hypothalamus
Endocrine gland
Homeostasis
System that releases chemicals into the bloodstream to help c…
Region of the brain that serves as the main control center fo…
Organ or group of cells that secrete hormones directly into t…
The ability of a system or living organism to adjust its inte…
Endocrine system
System that releases chemicals into the bloodstream to help c…
Hypothalamus
Region of the brain that serves as the main control center fo…
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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…
Functions of the Endocrine System
Endocrine system
Hypothalamus
Endocrine gland
Homeostasis
System that releases chemicals into the bloodstream to help c…
Region of the brain the serves as the main control center for…
Organ of group of cells the secrete hormones directly into th…
The ability of a system or living organism to adjust its inte…
Endocrine system
System that releases chemicals into the bloodstream to help c…
Hypothalamus
Region of the brain the serves as the main control center for…
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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…
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 Glands and Hormones
Endocrine Glands v. Exocrine Glands
Growth hormone
Thyroid hormone
Releasing hormone
The main difference between the endocrine gland and exocrine…
Anterior Pituitary - Stimulates growth in all organs' mobiliz…
Thyroid - T3 and T 4 Stimulate the energy metabolism of all c…
Hypothalamus - Stimulate the anterior pituitary to release ho…
Endocrine Glands v. Exocrine Glands
The main difference between the endocrine gland and exocrine…
Growth hormone
Anterior Pituitary - Stimulates growth in all organs' mobiliz…
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LE - Unit 12 - Endocrine System Flashcards
homeostasis
diabetes
hormone
thymosin
internal balance within an organism
disease that results when there is a lack of insulin being re…
secretion from a gland
hormone that helps make T-lymphocytes
homeostasis
internal balance within an organism
diabetes
disease that results when there is a lack of insulin being re…
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Endocrine system: hormones & glands
endocrine system
hormones
glands, hormones, prostoglandins
glands
maintains homeostasis by releasing hormones into the bloodstr…
chemical messengers that binds to a specific(lock and key) ch…
3 main parts of the endocrine system
an organ that produces & releases a substance
endocrine system
maintains homeostasis by releasing hormones into the bloodstr…
hormones
chemical messengers that binds to a specific(lock and key) ch…
Chapter 8 endocrine system diagram
Endocrine Glands
Pituitary Gland
Adrenal Glands
Thyroid gland
Releases hormones directly into body fluids, for general circ…
Gland that sends signals to other glands and organs, directin…
Glands that produce hormones regulating growth, kidney functi…
Located along the trachea. Gland that regulates your body's m…
Endocrine Glands
Releases hormones directly into body fluids, for general circ…
Pituitary Gland
Gland that sends signals to other glands and organs, directin…
Endocrine system
Endocrine system
Hypothalamus
Endocrine gland
Homeostasis
System that releases chemicals into the bloodstream to help c…
Region of the brain that serves as the main control center fo…
Organ or group of cells that secrete hormones directly info t…
The ability of a system or living organism to adjust its inte…
Endocrine system
System that releases chemicals into the bloodstream to help c…
Hypothalamus
Region of the brain that serves as the main control center fo…
the Endocrine system
coordinates functions of all of the di…
it contains endocrine glands that rele…
hormones
hormones
...
substances that arouse the body into activity.... they often dep…
hormones only affect certain cells which are their target cel…
coordinates functions of all of the di…
...
it contains endocrine glands that rele…
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Chapter 6 Endocrine System
endocrine system
glands
endocrine glands
exocrine glands
The body system consisting of a group of specialized glands t…
Organs that remove and release certain elements from the bloo…
Also known as the ductless glands; glands such as the thyroid…
Also known as the duct glands; they produce a substance that…
endocrine system
The body system consisting of a group of specialized glands t…
glands
Organs that remove and release certain elements from the bloo…
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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
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
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Endocrine system (glands and hormones)
Hormones
Target cells
Exocrine glands
Endocrine glands
Chemicals made in one part of the body that affect cells in o…
Cells that have specific receptors for a hormone either in th…
Release their secretions through ducts either outside the bod…
Release hormones directly into the bloodstream.
Hormones
Chemicals made in one part of the body that affect cells in o…
Target cells
Cells that have specific receptors for a hormone either in th…
Orozco Endocrine System
Hypothalamus Gland
Pituitary Gland
Parathyroid Gland
Adrenal Gland
links nervous system and endocrine system, controls pituitary…
controls body processes and other endocrine glands
controls the amount of calcium in the blood
triggers emergency response, controls salt and water balance,…
Hypothalamus Gland
links nervous system and endocrine system, controls pituitary…
Pituitary Gland
controls body processes and other endocrine glands
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Endocrine system
Endocrine gland
exocrine gland
hormone
thyroid gland
Produces and releases hormones into the blood stream
secrete substances known as hormones directly into the bloods…
The Chemical product of an endocrine gland
Produces hormones that control functions in the cells
Endocrine gland
Produces and releases hormones into the blood stream
exocrine gland
secrete substances known as hormones directly into the bloods…
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
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Endocrine-glands hormones
Endocrine system
endocrine
Endocrine system
autocrine
Secretes hormones... Regulates bodily processes
Pituitary gland... Thyroid gland... Pancreas... Adrenal gland... Testes…
endocrine glands and cells located throughout the body and pl…
Proteins expressed on cell itself
Endocrine system
Secretes hormones... Regulates bodily processes
endocrine
Pituitary gland... Thyroid gland... Pancreas... Adrenal gland... Testes…
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34.1 and 34.2 The Endocrine System and Glands of the Endocrine System
Hormone
Target cell
Exocrine gland
Endocrine gland
Chemical produced in one part of an organism that affects ano…
Cell that has a receptor for a particular hormone.
Gland that releases its secretions, through tubelike structur…
Gland that releases its secretions (hormones) directly into t…
Hormone
Chemical produced in one part of an organism that affects ano…
Target cell
Cell that has a receptor for a particular hormone.
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Endocrine glands and homeostatic imbalances
Pituitary gland location
Thyroid gland location
Parathyroid gland location
Thymus location
1. Tiny structure size of grape... 2. Connected to hypothalamus…
1. Two lobes connected by the isthmus... 2. On either side of la…
1. Four glands, each the size of a grain of rice... 2. Attached…
1. Located behind sternum, above and in front of heart... 2. Beg…
Pituitary gland location
1. Tiny structure size of grape... 2. Connected to hypothalamus…
Thyroid gland location
1. Two lobes connected by the isthmus... 2. On either side of la…
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9.1 Glands and Hormones of the Endocrine System
Which systems facilitate cellular comm…
Endocrine gland
Hormone
Endocrine system
Nervous & endocrine
Ductless gland that secretes hormones directly into the blood…
Chemical messenger sent throughout body to produce a specific…
Works with nervous system to maintain homeostasis by releasin…
Which systems facilitate cellular comm…
Nervous & endocrine
Endocrine gland
Ductless gland that secretes hormones directly into the blood…
Chapter 20-Endocrine System
endocrine glands
hormones
hormones can only effect
Peptide hormones
Ductless organs that secrete their molecular products directl…
endocrine glands release
target cells or target organs
example is growth hormone (most of bodys hormones)
endocrine glands
Ductless organs that secrete their molecular products directl…
hormones
endocrine glands release
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Endocrine system
releases hormones into the blood to si…
chemical communication
release hormones into the circulatory…
chemicals released in one part of the…
endocrine system
endocrine system
endocrine glands
hormones
releases hormones into the blood to si…
endocrine system
chemical communication
endocrine system
Terms Definitions & Locations of the 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
BIO ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
endocrine system
glands
eXdocrine glands
eNdocrine glands
-made og glands that release their products into the bloodstr…
organs that produce and secrete (release) substances
secrete substances into ducts (tubes) directly into an organ…
release secretions (hormones) directly into the bloodstream (…
endocrine system
-made og glands that release their products into the bloodstr…
glands
organs that produce and secrete (release) substances
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endocrine system diagram
Endocrine Glands
Pituitary Gland
Adrenal Glands
Thyroid gland
Releases hormones directly into body fluids, for general circ…
Gland that sends signals to other glands and organs, directin…
Glands that produce hormones regulating growth, kidney functi…
Located along the trachea. Gland that regulates your body's m…
Endocrine Glands
Releases hormones directly into body fluids, for general circ…
Pituitary Gland
Gland that sends signals to other glands and organs, directin…
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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…
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…
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major glands of the endocrine system
__: regulates internal environment thr…
__: helps control heartbeat
__: helps control body temperature
__: helps control water balance
hypothalamus: regulates internal environment through the auto…
hypothalamus: helps control heartbeat
hypothalamus: helps control body temperature
hypothalamus: helps control water balance
__: regulates internal environment thr…
hypothalamus: regulates internal environment through the auto…
__: helps control heartbeat
hypothalamus: helps control heartbeat
Endocrine System
Pancreas
Pituitary
Exocrine Glands
Endocrine Glands
Located behind the stomach, secretes insulin and glucagon
Master Gland; secretes growth hormone, which stimulates growt…
Release secretions using a duct (tube) to a targeted tissue (…
Ductless; release hormones directly into bloodstream
Pancreas
Located behind the stomach, secretes insulin and glucagon
Pituitary
Master Gland; secretes growth hormone, which stimulates growt…
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 (
Chapter 9- Endocrine Glands & Hormones Vocabulary
Endocrinology
Hypothalamus
Posterior Pituitary Gland
Oxytocin (OT)
The science concerned with structure and function of the endo…
The link between the nervous and endocrine system that contro…
Does not synthesize but it stores 2 hormones: oxytocin and an…
Stimulates contraction of the uterus and release of milk from…
Endocrinology
The science concerned with structure and function of the endo…
Hypothalamus
The link between the nervous and endocrine system that contro…
Endocrine system
Endocrine composition
Endocrine glands
Exocrine glands
Endocrine glands
Glands, tissues and cells that secrete hormones
Organs hormones
Carry secretion to an epithelial surface or the mucosa of the…
Contain dense, fenestrated capillary networks which allows ea…
Endocrine composition
Glands, tissues and cells that secrete hormones
Endocrine glands
Organs hormones
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Unit 3: Hormones and the Endocrine System
Hormones
Endocrine System
Nervous System
Endocrine Signaling
signaling molecules that are released into extracellular flui…
involves chemical signaling from hormones
involves neurons transmitting signals
secreted molecules into the bloodstream and trigger responses…
Hormones
signaling molecules that are released into extracellular flui…
Endocrine System
involves chemical signaling from hormones
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
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