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BIO 208: A&P - CARLA 12

Endocrine cells... release their secretions into the blood
The hormone that is the antagonist of calcitonin is... parathyroid hormone
Hormones from which of the following glands are responsible for the calorigenic effect? thyroid gland
Excess secretion of growth hormone prior to puberty will cause... gigantism
Increased blood calcium levels would result in... increased secretion of calcitonin
Decreased levels of parathyroid hormone could result in... tetany
In Type II diabetes, insulin levels are frequently normal, yet the target cells are less sensitive to the effects of insulin. This suggests that... the target cells may lack enough insulin receptors
What condition is characterized by abnormally high glucose concentrations that overwhelm the reabsorption capabilities of the kidneys? diabetes mellitus
Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus is also known as... Type 1
The pancreatic hormone that causes blood sugar levels to fall is... insulin
The pancreatic hormone that causes blood sugar levels to rise is... glucagon
Peptide hormones... are composed by amino acids
Steroid hormones have characteristics of... lipids and are structurally similar to cholesterol
Steroid hormones bind to... intracellular receptors
Hormones that control the function of the anterior pituitary gland are released from the... hypothalamus
The hypothalamus controls the secretions of the anterior pituitary by way of... releasing and inhibiting hormones.
What organ lies within the abdominopelvic cavity near the border between the stomach and the small intestine? pancreas
The pituitary hormone that triggers the release of thyroid hormone from the thyroid gland is... TSH
A hormone that can lower blood levels of calcium ions is... calcitonin
Created by: nke1992



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