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WHAT IS THE MASTER GLAND OF THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
PITUITARY GLAND
WHERE IS THE PITUITARY GLAND LOCATED
AT THE BASE OF THE BRAIN IN A DEPRESSION IN THE SKULL
FSH STIMULATES WHAT IN MEN
SPERM PRODUCTION
FSH STIMULATES WHAT IN WOMEN
SECRETION OF ESTROGEN AND FOLLICLE DEVELOPMENT
ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE (ACTH) STIMULATES WHAT
ADRENAL CORTEX
GROWTH HORMANO(GH OR SOMATOTROPIN) STIMULATES
GROWTH AND FAT MATABOLISM AND MAINTAINS GLUCOSE LEVELS
PROLACTIN PRL STIULATES WHAT
MILK PRODUCTION AND BREAST DEVELOPMENT
POSTERIOR PITUITARY (NEUROHYPOPHYSIS)
STORES HORMONES
ANTIDIURETIC HORMONE ADH STIMULATES
REABSORPTION OF WATER BY KIDNEY TUBULES
OXYTOCIN STIMULATES
CONTRACTIONS DURING CHILDBIRTH AND RELEASE OF MILK
THE THYROID IS WHERE AND WHAT
2 LOBES OVERLYING THE TRACHEA
THE THYROID SECRETES 2 HORMONES THAT INCREASE METABOLISM. WHAT ARE THEY
THYROXINE, T4 AND THRYRODOTHYRONINE T3
THE THYROID SECRETES ONE HORMONE THAT DECREASES BLOOD CALCIUM. WHAT IS IT
THYROCALCITONIN
THE PARATHYROID IS WHERE
ON THE POSTERIOR SIDE OF THE THYROID
WHAT SECRETES PTH
THE PARATHYROID
HOW MANY ADRENAL GLAND ARE THERE
2, ONE ON TOP OF EACH KIDNEY
OUTER REGION THAT SECRETES CORTICOSTEROIDS
ADRENAL CORTEX
INCREASES BLOOD GLUCOSE
CORTISOL
INNER REGION THAT SECRETES CATECHOLAMINES (EPINEPHRINE AND NOREPINEPHRINE)
ADRENAL MEDULLA
WHERE IS THE PANCREAS AND WHAT DOES IT DO
BEHIND THE STOMACH, IT REGULATES BLOOD SUGAR
WHAT ARE THE CELLS IN THE PANCREAS THAT PRODUCE HORMONES
ISLETS OF LANGERHANS
WHERE IS THE THYMUS
BEHIND THE STERNUM
WHAT DOES THE THYMUS PRODUCE
THYMOSIN WHICH STIMULATES T-LYMPHOCYTES
HYPOTHALAMUS(PART OF BRAIN)IS LOCATED WHERE
BELOW THE THALAMUS
PINEAL GLAND IS WHERE
BEHIND THE HYPOTHALAMUS
THE PINEAL GLAND SECRETES WHAT
MELATONIN
THE OVARIES PRODUCE
ESTROGEN, FEMALE SEX CHARACTERISTICS AND PROGESTERONE WHICH MAINTIANS PREGNANCY
CRIN/O
SECRETE
DIPS/O
THIRST
GONAD/O
OVARIES AND TESTES
HOME/O
SAME
KAL/I
POTASSIUM
NATR/O
SODIUM
PHYS/O
GROWING
SOMAT/O
BODY
STER/O STERE/O
SOLID, HAVING 3 DIMENSIONS
TROPIN
ACT UPON
AGON
ASSEMBLE
DROME
RUN
IN, INE
A SUBSTANCE
GLANDS LOCATED AT THE TOP OF THE KIDNEYS, THAT PRODUCE STEROID HORMONES
ADRENALS
OPPOSITE SIDE
CONTRALATERAL
CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE PRODUCED BY THE BODY'S ENDOCRINE GLANDS
HORMONE
CONNECTION OF TWO REGIONS OR STRUCTURES
ISTHMUS
TISSUE CONNECTION BETWEEN RIGHT AND LEFT THYROID LOBES
ISTHMUS, THYROID
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE ISTHMUS
ISTHMUSECTOMY
REMOVAL OF A LOBE
LOBECTOMY
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE THYMUS
THYMECTOMY
GLAND THAT PRODUCES HORMONES IMPORTANT TO THE IMMUNE RESPONSE
THYMUS
CONNECTION BETWEEN THE THYROID AND THE TONGUE
THYROGLOSSAL DUCT
PART OF THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM THAT PRODUCES HORMONES THAT REGULATE METABOLISM
THYROID
SURGICAL REMOVAL OF THE THYROID
THYROIDECTOMY
WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING IS NOT AFFECTED BY THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
1. DIGESTION
2. DEVELOPMENT
3. PROGESTERONE
4. METABOLISM
PROGESTERONE
GLAND THAT OVERLIES THE TRACHEA
THYROID
GLAND THAT IS LOCATED ON THE TOP OF EACH KIDNEY
ADRENAL
THE OUTER REGION OF THE ADRENAL GLAND THAT SECRETES CORTICOSTEROIDS
CORTEX
LOCATED ON THE THYROID
PARATHYROID
LOCATED AT THE BASE OF THE BRAIN IN A DEPRESSION IN THE SKULL
PITUITARY
STIMULATES CONTRACTIONS DURING CHILDBIRTH
OXYTOCIN
PRODUCED ONLY DURING PREGNANCY BY THE PLACENTA
HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN
COMBINING FORM MEANING SECRETE
CRIN/O
PREFIX MEANING GOOD
EU
TYIS TYPE OF DIABETES TYPICALLY OCCURS BEFORE AGE 30
TYPE I
THE ACRONYM THAT INDICATES THAT INSULIN IS NOT REQUIRED IS
NIDDM
THE MOST COMMON CAUSE OF PITUITARY DISORDERS IS
TUMOR
IN EXCESS, THIS HORMONE CAN CAUSE GIGANTISM
SOMATOTROPHIN
GOITER CAN BE CAUSED BY WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING
HYPOTHYROIDISM AND HYPERTHYROIDISM
THIS TYPE OF HYPOTHYROIDISM IS AN AUTOIMMUNE DISORDER
HASHIMOTO'S
TETANY CAN BE CAUSED BY
HYPOPARATHYROIDISM
CONN'S SYNDROME IS ALSO KNOWN AS
PRIMARY HYPERALDOSTERONISM
DEVELOPMENT OF MALE CHARACTERISTICS IS KNOWN AS
VIRILIZATION
THE TREATMENT OF ADDISON DISEASE IS OFTEN
HORMONE REPLACEMENT