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24 terms
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
9 terms
Chapter 4 Human Body
neuron
impulse
gland
endocrine gland
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
A chemical change in a neuron that travels from to dendrite t…
A group of cells that prepare and release a chemical for use…
Glands of the endocrine system that release hormones into the…
neuron
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
impulse
A chemical change in a neuron that travels from to dendrite t…
15 terms
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
The glans
Hormones
Hypothalamus
pituitary gland
pancrease
chemical substance that travels from the endocrine gland thro…
body temp, blood pressure, controls hunger and thirst
stimulates other glands to release hormones and regulate grow…
regulated the rate at which glucose moves from the bloodstream
Hormones
chemical substance that travels from the endocrine gland thro…
Hypothalamus
body temp, blood pressure, controls hunger and thirst
9 terms
hormones and glands
hormones
hypothalamus
pituitary
thyroid
chemical substances released from endocrine glands that trave…
controls motivation, regulates body functions
governs release of hormones
controls how body burns energy
hormones
chemical substances released from endocrine glands that trave…
hypothalamus
controls motivation, regulates body functions
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Anatomy & Physiology: Endocrine System
Endocrine Function
Nervous System Signaling
Endocrine System Signaling
Hormone
Release hormones that will in turn affect behavior of another…
movement of nerve impulses to release neurotransmitters
slow, gradual hormone release by a gland into the bloodstream
signal that travels throughout the body via the bloodstrem
Endocrine Function
Release hormones that will in turn affect behavior of another…
Nervous System Signaling
movement of nerve impulses to release neurotransmitters
11 terms
the endocrine system
hormones
The Glands
hypothalamus
pituitary gland
chemical substance that travels from an endocrine gland throu…
hypothalamus and pituitary gland
body temp, blood pressure, controls hungar and thirst
stimulates other glands to release hormones and regulates gro…
hormones
chemical substance that travels from an endocrine gland throu…
The Glands
hypothalamus and pituitary gland
14 terms
Endocrine system
Adrenalin
Antidiuretic hormone (ADH)
Endocrine glands
Endocrine system
the common name for the hormone epinephrine.
a hormone that controls the amount of urine produced by the b…
glands that produce hormones.
all the endocrine glands of the body.
Adrenalin
the common name for the hormone epinephrine.
Antidiuretic hormone (ADH)
a hormone that controls the amount of urine produced by the b…
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
13 terms
Endocrine System
endocrine system
endocrine gland
hormone
exocrine gland
Assists the Nervous system in homeostasis and plays important…
Glandular tissue that releases its products (hormones) direct…
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
Glands that secrete substances outward through a duct
endocrine system
Assists the Nervous system in homeostasis and plays important…
endocrine gland
Glandular tissue that releases its products (hormones) direct…
337 terms
MOTLOW A&P II GARRISON ENDOCRINE/REPRODUCTIVE LECTURE
Endocrine System
Does the Endocrine System take longer…
Releases hormones
Target Cells
Acts with nervous system to control all body systems.
Longer
What does the Endocrine System do?
Where do chemical substances travel and bind to on receptor s…
Endocrine System
Acts with nervous system to control all body systems.
Does the Endocrine System take longer…
Longer
211 terms
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…
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…
10 terms
Endocrine System Vocab
Pituitary Gland
Neurotransmitter
Testosterone
Negative feedback
The endocrine system's most influential gland. Under the infl…
Chemical messengers that cross the synaptic gaps between neur…
A male sex hormone produced by the testes; women secrete smal…
A primary mechanism of homeostasis, whereby a change in a phy…
Pituitary Gland
The endocrine system's most influential gland. Under the infl…
Neurotransmitter
Chemical messengers that cross the synaptic gaps between neur…
13 terms
Hormones and Endocrine Glands 11.1
hormone secreting cells
endocrine hormone
paracrine substance
autocrine substance
release hormones into blood stream and target can be close or…
produced by endocrine organ, enters blood stream, and travels…
made and released by a cell w/ the intent for the substance t…
made and released by a cell w/ the intent for the substance t…
hormone secreting cells
release hormones into blood stream and target can be close or…
endocrine hormone
produced by endocrine organ, enters blood stream, and travels…
21 terms
Endocrine System
hormones
endocrine system
gland
hypothalamus
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
A group of glands that secrete chemicals into the bloodstream…
A group of cells or an organ that secretes hormones.
A structure found near the base of the forebrain that is invo…
hormones
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
endocrine system
A group of glands that secrete chemicals into the bloodstream…
15 terms
Endocrine system
Function
Hormones
Master gland
Hormone secreted by teste
Bodys slow chemical communication system thats composed of a…
Chemical messengers that originate in one tissue, travel thro…
Pituitary gland
Testosterone
Function
Bodys slow chemical communication system thats composed of a…
Hormones
Chemical messengers that originate in one tissue, travel thro…
17 terms
Sections 39.1/39.2 vocab
Hormones
Target cells
Exocrine gland
Endocrine gland
Chemicals released in a part of the body that travel through…
Cells that receptors for a particular hormone
Release sweat, tears, and digestive juices
Release their secretions into the blood stream
Hormones
Chemicals released in a part of the body that travel through…
Target cells
Cells that receptors for a particular hormone
12 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Pituitary Gland
Hypothalamus
Thyroid
is involved in regulating mood, growth and development, tissu…
Endocrine gland attached to the base of the brain that secret…
A neural structure lying below the thalamus; directs eating,…
endocrine gland located below the voice box; it produces horm…
Endocrine System
is involved in regulating mood, growth and development, tissu…
Pituitary Gland
Endocrine gland attached to the base of the brain that secret…
23 terms
ch. 16 endocrine system (vocab.)
endocrine system
hormone
exocrine gland
endocrine gland
a system composed of glands that secrete hormones in order to…
steroidal or amino acid-based molecules that are released to…
glands that produce nonhormonal substances and that have duct…
ductless glands that produce and release hormones into the su…
endocrine system
a system composed of glands that secrete hormones in order to…
hormone
steroidal or amino acid-based molecules that are released to…
9 terms
Chemical control
Hormones
Endocrine glands
Endocrine system
Pituitary gland
chemical substances that act as messengers in the body
Glands in the body that produce hormones
The system consisting of glands that produce hormones
this gland coordinates the Endocrine system, it responds to i…
Hormones
chemical substances that act as messengers in the body
Endocrine glands
Glands in the body that produce hormones
324 terms
endocrine and diabetes
if a hormone's release is triggered by…
The secretions of the anterior pituita…
Which of these would be required for a…
What is the most common second messeng…
hormonal stimuli
by secreting releasing or inhibiting hormones
must travel through the bloodstream
cAMP
if a hormone's release is triggered by…
hormonal stimuli
The secretions of the anterior pituita…
by secreting releasing or inhibiting hormones
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Endocrine System
endocrine system
hormone
gland
target cells
system of the body that controls body functions and helps mai…
a chemical messenger made in one cell or tissue that causes a…
a group of cells that make special chemicals for your body
cells that have receptors for a particular hormone
endocrine system
system of the body that controls body functions and helps mai…
hormone
a chemical messenger made in one cell or tissue that causes a…
7 terms
Endocrine system
Endocrine system
Gland
Hormones
Fight or flight response
Works alongside the nervous system to control vital functions…
Organ in the body that synthesises hormones
Chemical substances that travel through the blood stream and…
Response to stress. Body becomes physiologically aroused to g…
Endocrine system
Works alongside the nervous system to control vital functions…
Gland
Organ in the body that synthesises hormones
22 terms
Endocrine System - Definitions
endocrine system
hormone
receptor
endocrine gland
collection of glands that coordinates body function through s…
chemicals secreted into the blood by specialized cells; they…
cells that can receive information/stimulus from hormones, ne…
Glands from the endocrine system that secrete hormones
endocrine system
collection of glands that coordinates body function through s…
hormone
chemicals secreted into the blood by specialized cells; they…
21 terms
Endocrine System Vocabulary
Androgens
Catecholamines
Corticosteriods
Endocrine Glands
male sex hormones
hormones secreted by the adrenal medulla that affect the symp…
hinder inflammation by inhibiting the pathways that produce i…
Glands of the endocrine system that release hormones into the…
Androgens
male sex hormones
Catecholamines
hormones secreted by the adrenal medulla that affect the symp…
101 terms
HESI A2 Endocrine System
Functions of the endocrine system =
the endocrine system & the nervous sys…
Hormones
the hypothalamus governs the ?
assists nervous system in homeostasis, important roles in gro…
the hypothalamus & the pituitary gland
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
pituitary
Functions of the endocrine system =
assists nervous system in homeostasis, important roles in gro…
the endocrine system & the nervous sys…
the hypothalamus & the pituitary gland
20 terms
chpt 39 vocab
endocrine system
hormomes
target cells
gland
made up of glands that release products into bloodstream. the…
chemicals that are released in a part of... the body that travel…
cells that have receptors for a specific hormone
organ that produces and releases a substance or secretion
endocrine system
made up of glands that release products into bloodstream. the…
hormomes
chemicals that are released in a part of... the body that travel…
10 terms
Chapter 35 Endocrine Control
endocrine glands
exocrine glands
endocrine pathway
paracrine pathway
ductless and secret hormones directly into surrounding fluid
ducts and secrete substances onto body surfaces or into body…
hormone secreted from endocrine cell travels via blood to tar…
hormone diffuses through extracellular fluid to target cell
endocrine glands
ductless and secret hormones directly into surrounding fluid
exocrine glands
ducts and secrete substances onto body surfaces or into body…
102 terms
CH. 16 Part 1 (Endocrine System)
What endocrine organs are in the head?
What endocrine organs are in the neck?
What endocrine organ is in the chest?
What endocrine organs are in the abdom…
anterior pituitary glad
thyroid gland and parathyroid glands
Thymus gland
adrenal cortex and pancreas
What endocrine organs are in the head?
anterior pituitary glad
What endocrine organs are in the neck?
thyroid gland and parathyroid glands
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
Endocrine System
endocrine system
hormones
glands
hypothalamus
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
A cell or organ that secretes substances for use elsewhere in…
A neural structure lying below the thalamus; it directs sever…
endocrine system
Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growt…
hormones
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
43 terms
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…
11 terms
The Endocrine System
endoctrine system
hormones
pineal gland
pituitary gland
A collection of glands that produce and secrete hormones, whi…
chemicals that the endocrine system uses for communication; t…
An endocrine gland that produces a hormone called melatonin t…
The "master gland" of the endocrine system; it releases hormo…
endoctrine system
A collection of glands that produce and secrete hormones, whi…
hormones
chemicals that the endocrine system uses for communication; t…
101 terms
HESI A2 Endocrine System
Functions of the endocrine system =
the endocrine system & the nervous sys…
Hormones
the hypothalamus governs the ?
assists nervous system in homeostasis, important roles in gro…
the hypothalamus & the pituitary gland
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
pituitary
Functions of the endocrine system =
assists nervous system in homeostasis, important roles in gro…
the endocrine system & the nervous sys…
the hypothalamus & the pituitary gland
23 terms
Chapter 16 Endocrine Vocab
Endocrine System
Hormone
Exocrine gland
Endocrine Glands
a system composed of glands that secret hormones in order to…
steroidal or amino-acid based molecules that are released to…
glands that produce nonhormonal substances and that have duct…
ductless glands that produce and release hormones into the su…
Endocrine System
a system composed of glands that secret hormones in order to…
Hormone
steroidal or amino-acid based molecules that are released to…
82 terms
G11 Final T3 Review
T
neurotransmitter
brain and spinal cord
T
T/F Memory, learning, and emotions are controlled by the auto…
A signal molecule that sends nerve impulses across synapses i…
The central nervous system is made up of the ______________an…
T/F Alcoholism can lead to malnutrition, liver damage, and in…
T
T/F Memory, learning, and emotions are controlled by the auto…
neurotransmitter
A signal molecule that sends nerve impulses across synapses i…
11 terms
The Endocrine System
Hormone
Endocrine Gland
Target Cell
Second Messenger
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
Glands of the endocrine system that release hormones into the…
cells that have receptors for a particular hormone
A small, nonprotein, water-soluble molecule or ion, such as c…
Hormone
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
Endocrine Gland
Glands of the endocrine system that release hormones into the…
30 terms
Endocrine System
Hormone
G-protein
Thyroid Gland
Thymus Gland
A chemical secreted by a cell that affects the functions of o…
A substance that is activated by a hormone - receptor complex…
The gland that produces calcitonin
A gland that lies between the lungs and secretes thymosin
Hormone
A chemical secreted by a cell that affects the functions of o…
G-protein
A substance that is activated by a hormone - receptor complex…
77 terms
Chp. 9 -- Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Hormones
Amino Acid-Based Molecules
Steroids
The body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of gla…
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
Proteins, peptides, and amines.
A specific group of chemical substances including certain hor…
Endocrine System
The body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of gla…
Hormones
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
9 terms
Mrs. Topping's Science Ch. 4 Words
Neuron
Impulse
Gland
Endocrine Gland
nerve cell that passes messages through the body
a message that travels across a neuron and from one neuron to…
an organ in the endocrine system that produces a chemical
an organ that releases hormones directly into the blood
Neuron
nerve cell that passes messages through the body
Impulse
a message that travels across a neuron and from one neuron to…
12 terms
The Endocrine System
Exocrine Glands
Endocrine Glands
Hormones
Humoral
secretes substances through ducts from one site to another in…
secretes chemicals called hormones, directly into the blood a…
chemical messenger that spread from membranes, diffuse into t…
blood levels of certain substances and cause a response which…
Exocrine Glands
secretes substances through ducts from one site to another in…
Endocrine Glands
secretes chemicals called hormones, directly into the blood a…
Chapter 18 sec 1
Endocrine Glands
Horomones
Thyroid Glands
Parathyroid glands
Glands of the endocrine system that release hormones into the…
chemical substances that carry messages through the body in b…
produces hormones regluates metbolism body heat
produce a hormone that regulates the body's balance of calciu…
Endocrine Glands
Glands of the endocrine system that release hormones into the…
Horomones
chemical substances that carry messages through the body in b…
23 terms
Chap 16 A&P
endocrine system
hormone
exocrine gland
endocrine glands
a system composed of glands that secrete horomones in order t…
steroidal or amino acid-based molecules that are released to…
glands that produce nonhormonal substances and that have duct…
ductless glands that produce and release hormones into the su…
endocrine system
a system composed of glands that secrete horomones in order t…
hormone
steroidal or amino acid-based molecules that are released to…
20 terms
Science hormones glands
Adrenal gland
Adrenalin
Antidiuretic hormone
Endocrine glands
Endocrine glands situated on the kidney
Helps body deal with stress
A hormone that controls the amount of urine produced by the b…
Glands that produce hormones
Adrenal gland
Endocrine glands situated on the kidney
Adrenalin
Helps body deal with stress
83 terms
The Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Hormones
Amino Acid-Based Molecules
Steroids
The body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of gla…
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
a chemical classification of hormones. Includes proteins, pep…
Made from Cholesterol, includes the sex hormone, and hormones…
Endocrine System
The body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of gla…
Hormones
Chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine gl…
42 terms
Endocrine System
Endocrine system
What are hormones?
Where are hormones released?
Endocrine glands
Glands that produce hormones
Chemical substances created by an organ or tissue of the endo…
They're secreted from the endocrine gland into the internal e…
Secrete hormones into the internal environment. No ducts
Endocrine system
Glands that produce hormones
What are hormones?
Chemical substances created by an organ or tissue of the endo…
40 terms
Anatomy - Endocrine System
Exocrine Secretion
Endocrine Secretion
Hormones
Environmental signals
Secretion released through a duct to the outside of the body…
Secretion released directly into the bloodstream. Ductless. E…
Signals that come from inside the body. Produced by endocrine…
Signals the originate from outside the body in which the body…
Exocrine Secretion
Secretion released through a duct to the outside of the body…
Endocrine Secretion
Secretion released directly into the bloodstream. Ductless. E…
13 terms
Endocrine System
what is the endocrine system made up of?
What do glands release?
What do hormones do?
What are hormones?
glands
hormones
send messages throughout the body
chemicals that travel through the bloodstream and tell other…
what is the endocrine system made up of?
glands
What do glands release?
hormones
17 terms
Human Bio Ch 13 Endocrine System
Adrenal Gland
Adrenalin (epinephrine)
Anterior Pituitary
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine gland located on top of the kidney. Consists of two…
Hormone secreted under stress. Contributes to the fight-or-fl…
Major portion of the pituitary gland, which is controlled by…
Insulin disorder either resulting from insufficient insulin p…
Adrenal Gland
Endocrine gland located on top of the kidney. Consists of two…
Adrenalin (epinephrine)
Hormone secreted under stress. Contributes to the fight-or-fl…
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