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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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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 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 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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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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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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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…
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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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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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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…
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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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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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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…
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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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…
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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…
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…
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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 OCT 2016
ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
HORMONES
GLANDS
HOMEOSTASIS
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
A group of cells that produces and secretes, hormones.
A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal state.
ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
HORMONES
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
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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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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
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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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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…
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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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Endocrine System
hypothalamus
thyroid
adrenals
pancreas
limbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperatu…
secretes thyroxin, controls metabolic rate
located just above the kidneys; produces hormone that regulat…
gland that secretes pancreatic juice into the duodenum, where…
hypothalamus
limbic system component that regulates hunger, body temperatu…
thyroid
secretes thyroxin, controls metabolic rate
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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…
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The Endocrine System OL & HL
Hormone
Endocrine gland
Pituitary gland... thyroid gland... adrenal…
Exocrine gland
chemical messengers produced in glands that travel in the blo…
a ductless gland that releases hormones directly into the bloof
examples of endocrine glands
release their products into ducts or tubes
Hormone
chemical messengers produced in glands that travel in the blo…
Endocrine gland
a ductless gland that releases hormones directly into the bloof
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Bio Exam - Endocrine System
homeostasis
hormone
endocrine system
endocrine glands
the body's ability to keep its internal environment the same
chemical signal that helps the body grow, develop, and mainta…
produces hormones controlling daily, seasonal, and long-term…
release chemicals directly into bloodstream
homeostasis
the body's ability to keep its internal environment the same
hormone
chemical signal that helps the body grow, develop, and mainta…
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Hormones and Endocrine System (Chapter 45)
hormone
endocrine system
nervous system
neurotransmitter
in multicellular organisms, one of many types of secreted che…
the internal system of communication involving hormones, the…
the fast-acting internal system of communication involving se…
a molecule that is released from the synaptic terminal of a n…
hormone
in multicellular organisms, one of many types of secreted che…
endocrine system
the internal system of communication involving hormones, the…
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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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The Endocrine System with pictures
Organs and Tissues of the Endocrine Sy…
hypothalamus
kidney
pancreatic islets
Organs and Tissues of the Endocrine Sy…
hypothalamus
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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 System 2.5
Hormones
Endocrine Glands
Target Cells
Pituitary Gland
Chemical substances produced by glands and circulated by the…
Organs that produce hormones. Endocrine glands release their…
Cells in the body that respond a particular hormone
A small gland at the base of the brain that release hormones
Hormones
Chemical substances produced by glands and circulated by the…
Endocrine Glands
Organs that produce hormones. Endocrine glands release their…
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Bilogical Basis of Bx III
Endocrine System
Endorcrine Gland
Hormones
Thyroid Gland
Internal network of glands that release hormones directly int…
gland that releases hormones into the bloodstream
chemical substance released by endorcrine gland
regulates metabolism
Endocrine System
Internal network of glands that release hormones directly int…
Endorcrine Gland
gland that releases hormones into the bloodstream
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The Endocrine System
Endocrine system
Hormones
Gland
Hypothalamus
A network of tissues and organs that release chemicals that c…
Chemicals that travel in the blood and cause changes in diffe…
A tissue or group of tissues that makes and releases chemical…
Links endocrine and nervous system... Part of the nervous system…
Endocrine system
A network of tissues and organs that release chemicals that c…
Hormones
Chemicals that travel in the blood and cause changes in diffe…
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The Endocrine System
Hypothalamus
Exocrine Glands
Endocrine Glands
Negative Feedback Loop
Sends neurotransmitters to the pituitary gland
Glands that are provided with ducts to transport their secret…
Glands that release their secretions directly into the blood…
When a concentration of a particular hormone reaches a certai…
Hypothalamus
Sends neurotransmitters to the pituitary gland
Exocrine Glands
Glands that are provided with ducts to transport their secret…
10 terms
Human A&P II Endocrine System KSC
Endocrine gland
Exocrine gland
Endocrine system
Neuroendocrine cell
Secretes hormones into the bloodstream
Secretes products to the surface of an organ via a duct
Glands, tissues, and cells that produce hormones for internal…
A neuron that can release neurotransmitters and hormones
Endocrine gland
Secretes hormones into the bloodstream
Exocrine gland
Secretes products to the surface of an organ via a duct
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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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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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The Endocrine System
the endocrine system
in tandem
internal
instantaneous
a group of glands that produce hormones and release them into…
together
inside the body
happening immediately
the endocrine system
a group of glands that produce hormones and release them into…
in tandem
together
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Endocrine system
The function of the body is controlled…
Endocrine system
Functions of the endocrine system
Hormone
Nervous and endocrine system
Use hormones as their chemical messengers
Maintain the body's internal environment.... Responding to inter…
A hormone is a chemical substance that controls or regulates…
The function of the body is controlled…
Nervous and endocrine system
Endocrine system
Use hormones as their chemical messengers
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The endocrine system
Endocrine glands
Endocrine system
Hormones
Pituitary gland
Special groups of cells within the endocrine system, whose fu…
A network of glands throughout the body that manufacture and…
The body's chemical messengers. They travel through the blood…
The 'master gland', whose primary function is to influence th…
Endocrine glands
Special groups of cells within the endocrine system, whose fu…
Endocrine system
A network of glands throughout the body that manufacture and…
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13.1 & 13.2 key terms
endocrine glands
hormones
endocrine system
negative feedback mechanism
ductless glands that secrete hormones directly into the blood…
chemical messengers sent to several part of the body to produ…
a system that works alongside the nervous system to maintain…
mechanism of a homeostatic response in which the activity of…
endocrine glands
ductless glands that secrete hormones directly into the blood…
hormones
chemical messengers sent to several part of the body to produ…
16 terms
13.1 & 13.2 key terms
endocrine glands
hormones
endocrine system
negative feedback mechanism
ductless glands that secrete hormones directly into the blood…
chemical messengers sent to several part of the body to produ…
a system that works alongside the nervous system to maintain…
mechanism of a homeostatic response in which the activity of…
endocrine glands
ductless glands that secrete hormones directly into the blood…
hormones
chemical messengers sent to several part of the body to produ…
27 terms
Ch 9 Endocrine system
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…
25 terms
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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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…
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The Endocrine System
endocrine system
Hypothalamus
hypothalamus
Pituitary gland
internal communication system which uses hormones to communic…
Links the endocrine and nervous system
Regulates the hormonal function of the pituitary gland, the h…
referred to as the master gland and is divided into the anter…
endocrine system
internal communication system which uses hormones to communic…
Hypothalamus
Links the endocrine and nervous system
50 terms
Biology Endocrine system
Endocrine system
Homeostasis
Two Types of Glands
Endocrine Glands
Communication network in the body that uses chemicals(hormone…
Refers to maintaining a constant internal balance
1. Endocrine Glands... 2. Exocrine Glands
These glands secrete directly into the bloodstream. Ductless.…
Endocrine system
Communication network in the body that uses chemicals(hormone…
Homeostasis
Refers to maintaining a constant internal balance
101 terms
Chapter 7 The Endocrine System
hormones
endocrinologist
endocrinology
Endocrine glands
ductless glands secrete these substances to make up the endoc…
specialized physician
the study of the endocrine system
consists of fluids secreted from different organs that make u…
hormones
ductless glands secrete these substances to make up the endoc…
endocrinologist
specialized physician
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