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Review Q.EndocrinSys

Review Questions for Endocrine Test Completed

QuestionAnswer
Define Glands organs that produce hormones
Define hormones potent chemicals secreted by glands that regulate the body
Name the location of the Pituitary Gland base of the brain
Name the location of the Thyroid Gland neck
Name the location of the Adrenal Gland above the kidney
Name the location of the Testes scrotum and ovaries
Name the location of the Thymus thoracic cavity
Name the location of the Pancreas abdominal cavity
Name the hormones produced by the anterior pituitary & their function 1 Growth Hormone (GH) stimulates growth of bone & soft tissue & stimulates the synthesis of glucose during fasting
Name the hormones produced by the anterior pituitary & their function 2 Prolactin (PL) stimulates breast development & produce milk
Name the hormones produced by the anterior pituitary & their function 3 Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) stimulates the thyroid gland to produce thyroid hormones
Name the hormones produced by the posterior pituitary gland 1 Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) retention of fluids
Name the hormones produced by the posterior pituitary gland 2 Oxytocin causes uterine contraction
Name the hormones produced by the thyroid & their function 1 T3 & T4 it regulates metabolism
Name the hormones produced by the thyroid & their function 2 Calcitonin secreted by thyroid & it decreases plasma levels of calcium
Name the hormones produced by the thyroid & their function 3 Parathyroid (PTH) hormone increases plasma calcium
Name the hormones produced by the adrenal gland & their function 1 Adrenalin the fight or flight response
Name the hormones produced by the adrenal gland & their function 2 Steroids cortisol, Aldosterone, Sex hormones
Name the hormones produced by the testies & their function produces testosterone & is responsible for male characteristics
Name the homones produced by the overies & their functions produces estrogen & is responsible for female characteristics
Where are the pyrathyroid glands located neck
What hormones do Pyrathyroid glands produce & what is their function? Parathyroid hormone & it increases plasma calcium
Name the hormones produced by the Pancreas & their functions Insulin lowers glucose levels & Glucagon increases glucose levels
Created by: jennaspfeiffer