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endocrine system
system of glands that produce/secrete hormones into blood stream
hormomes
chemical regulators of biological function
target organs
structure sthat recieve hormone and respond to it
ductless glands
have no tubes or vessels, secrete directly into the blood stream
another name for pituitary
hypophysis
another name for adrenals
suprarenals
located in the throat; bilobed gland connected by an asthmus
thyroid
found close to the kidney
adrenals
a mixed gland; located close to the stomach and small intestine
pancreas
paired glands suspended in the scrotum
testes
ride "horseback" on the thyroid gland
parathyroid
found in the pelvic cavity of the female, concerned with ova and female hormone production
ovaries
found in the upper thorax overlaying the heart; large during youth
thymus
found in the roof of the third ventricle
pineal body
Is this hormone stimulated by (A) another hormone (B) Neural (C) Humoral

T4/T3
A
Is this hormone stimulated by (A) another hormone (B) Neural (C) Humoral

insulin
c
Is this hormone stimulated by (A) another hormone (B) Neural (C) Humoral

estrogens
a
Is this hormone stimulated by (A) another hormone (B) Neural (C) Humoral

parathyroid hormone
c
Is this hormone stimulated by (A) another hormone (B) Neural (C) Humoral

testosterone
a
Is this hormone stimulated by (A) another hormone (B) Neural (C) Humoral

norepinepherine
b
Is this hormone stimulated by (A) another hormone (B) Neural (C) Humoral

ADH
b
Is this hormone stimulated by (A) another hormone (B) Neural (C) Humoral

TSH,FSH
A
Is this hormone stimulated by (A) another hormone (B) Neural (C) Humoral

aldosterone
C
Inaquate amounts of this hormones will cause what?


estrongen/testosterone
sexual immaturity
Inaquate amounts of this hormones will cause what?

PTH
tetany
Inaquate amounts of this hormones will cause what?


ADH
excessive diuresis w/o high blood glucose levels
Inaquate amounts of this hormones will cause what?

insulin
polyurea,polyphagia,polydipsia
Inaquate amounts of this hormones will cause what?

growth hormones
abnormally small structure, normal proportions
Inaquate amounts of this hormones will cause what?

progesterone
miscarriage
Inaquate amounts of this hormones will cause what?

t4/t3
lethargy, hair loss, low bmr, obesity
what are the parafollicular cells in the thyroid?
calcitonin
follicular epithelial cells of the thyroid
t4/t3
beta cells of the islets of langerhans
insulin
alpha cells of the islets of langerhans
glucagon
basophil cells of the anterior pituitary
tsh, acth, fsh, lh
zona fasciculata cells
glucocorticoids
zona glomerulosa cells
mineralocorticoids
chief cells
PTH
acidophil cells of the anterior pituitary
growth hormones, prolactin