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where are hormones secreted from?
endocrine glands
what does the thyroid do?
metabolism
what does the parathyroid do?
calcium levels
what is the pancreas for?
secrete insulin and digestive enzymes
what controls hormone levels?
hypothalamic and pituitary = hypophysis
what secretes releasing hormones?
hypothalamus
what hormones go through the anterior pituitary
luteinizing hormone
follicle stimulated hormone
prolactin
growth hormone
adrenocorticotrophic hormone
thyroid stimulating hormone
what hormones go through the posterior pituitary
antidiuretic hormone
oxytocin
negative feedback
when levels of hormones are elevated it sends a message to hypothalamus to send out inhibiting hormones
primary endocrine disorder
defect within the orgain
secondary endocrine disorder
defect with the pituitary or hypothalamus