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    The onset of syndrome can be triggered by prolonged use of medication such corticosteroids used for treatment of arthritis. Also, Cushing’s syndrome can be caused by tumor of pituitary or adrenal glands. The treatment would require the surgical intervention, the removal of tumor and possible long-termed use of medications in order to sustain normal function of removed glands. iii.) Positive feedback increases variable and boosting physiological processes. Figure 1 A flow diagram showing the positive feedback of the oxytocine hormone in controlling uterine muscle contraction during labour. The number steps are explained in the text. (1) Oxytocin is transported to the blood stream after he was secretes from hypothalamic nuclei the capillary network of posterior lobe of pituitary. The strech receptors of birth canal send the action potential (2) to the hypothalamus (3) via spinal cord. Hypothalamus stimul;ates further production of oxytocin (4) which is transported to the posterior ppituitary gland (5) and released into the capilary network again. The regulation of oxytocin in the blood last until child is born. When contractions stops, also the action potential is no more activated by strech receptors in…

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    Which of the following hormones is correctly matched to its source and function(s)? A) melatonin: pituitary gland; controls mood B) thymosin: thyroid gland; regulates metabolism C) gastrin: kidney; controls blood pressure D) ANP: heart; regulates blood Ca2+ E) EPO: kidney; stimulates formation of red blood cells ____ 78. Which of the following is NOT correct? A) A change in the environment that produces a stress response is a stressor. B) Eustress is productive stress that allows the body or…

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    Introduction In vertebrates, reproduction is primarily controlled by the hypothalamus-pituitary-gonad axis. The gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) neurons in the hypothalamus are key regulators of the hypothalamic neuroendocrine system mainly though the synthesis of GnRH (Moenter et al., 2003). The decapeptide GnRH is released from the hypothalamus in a pulsatile manner, and the amplitude and frequency of these pulses change throughout the estrous cycle (McCartney et al., 2002; Moenter et…

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    The endocrine system is one of the major systems in the body, it is one of the two systems established for regulating the body to achieve homeostasis. This system plays a role in long distance intercellular communication, coordination, and homeostasis control (Rice University-Open Stax, 2016). It is made up of a collection of glands which produce hormones, regulate metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, sleep, mood, in addition to a plethora of other…

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    control physiologic purposes, such as sleep, mood or sex drive. The pituitary gland is an endocrine gland that controls the other endocrine glands and has a major impact growth, metabolism and maturation. As well as that, the pituitary gland is about the size of a pea and is located at the base of the…

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    The effect of human growth hormone of pituitary dwarfism in children and adults Introduction Human Growth Hormone is one of the major hormone found in endocrine system in your body. It is an essential hormone that stimulate the body growth, normal brain function and secreted by the somatotropin cells in anterior pituitary gland. There are a condition of abnormal body grow such as pituitary gigantism and pituitary dwarfism which the body over create grow hormone or doesn’t create enough GH.…

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    Hypopituitarism verses Hyperpituitarism Hypopituitarism is a rare disorder in both males and females where your pituitary gland has either failed to produce one or more of its hormones or isn’t producing enough. The pituitary gland is a small jelly bean shaped gland situated at the base of your brain, behind your nose and between your ears. While this is here it is secreting hormones that affect almost every part of your body. Hypopituitarism is essentially another word for the pituitary…

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    Outline Introduce the problem 1-2 sentences 50 words Decades have passed and the science community researched and were still not able to discover the biological function of the pituitary gland that was said to be the " seat of the soul". Philosophers have claimed that the pituitary gland is the habitat of the soul Before criticizing the claim, articulate it clearly so that we understand why someone would make each a claim. In other words, present the argument of your opponent in debate,…

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    As we know endocrine and nervous system work together. The way they work together is through communications. This systems consists on glands which secrets special hormones and these hormone goes around in the body as messenger. The organs who carry these type of hormones in the body are blood stream, organs and body tissues. The way they are connected is via brain which connect with two communication systems and the hypothalamus is tiny collection of Nellie which controls behaviour placed at the…

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    These glands are closely associated with the hypothalamus in their functionality. As such, the pituitary gland produces an array of hormones once it receives signals from the hypothalamus. These hormones are responsible for regulating the activities of the other glands, such as prolactin, which is involved in milk production, adrenocorticotropic hormone which responds to stress through a stimulation of the epinephrine, hormone responsible for the stimulation of thyroid, as well as the…

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