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endocrine system

VTA 125 endocrine system

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what is the main purpose of the endocrine system maintain homeostasis, production of horemones
what do hormones do they are chemical messengers
what is a target hormone a cell that has receptors for a particular hormone
what are the major endocrine glands pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenals, pancreatic islets, testes, ovary
which is the master gland pituitary gland
what does the anterior pituitary gland do produces hormones
what does the posterior pituitary gland do stores and releases the hormones
where is the hypothalamus in the brain
what does the hypothalamus do controls the activities of the pituitary gland
what does prolactin do triggers lactation
what does the growth hormone do helps regulate the metabolism of proteins, carbohydrates and lipids and promotes growth in the young
what does the thyroid-stimulating hormone do stimulates the growth and development of the thyroid gland
what happens if you have too much adrenocortitropic hormone (ACTH) cushing disease
what do the symptoms poluria (PA), polydypsea (PD) and bylateral hair loss mean cushings disease
if your levels of adrenocorticotropic hormone are too low waht might you have addisons disease
what are the symptoms of Addisons disease lethargy, anorexia, weight loss
what happens when your luteinizing hormone levels peak the ova matures and the follicle burst into the ovaduct which is "ovulation"
what does lutenizing hormone do stimulates the follicle and helps it mature
what is melanocyte-stimulating hormone cause darkening of the skin
what does the posterior pituitary do stores antidiuretic hormone and oxytocin
your antidiuretic hormone do helps prevent diuresis (too much urine production)
your anitidiuretic hormone acts on what part of the kidneys to reabsorb water back into the body the collecting ducts
what does oxytocin do causes contractions of the uterus and stimulates milk let down
where is the thyroid gland located ventrolaterally on the larynx
what does the thyroid gland need to work properly iodine
where is T3 and T4 in the thyroid gland
what are you going to see with a hyperthyroid cat weight loss with increased appetite, restlessness, rapid heart rate, increased urination, poor hair coat
if you have a dog with weight gain, lethargy, slow heart rate, and possible alopecia what do you think he has hypothyroid
where are the adrenal glands located cranial to the kidneys
what do the adrenal glands do produce epinephrine and norepinephrine
where is the pancreas located near the duodenum
what are the pancreatic hormones insulin, glucagon, somatostatin
what are the testes responsible for production of sperm
what are the hormones produced in the ovaries estrogens and progestins
the kidneys produce_________which stimulates_________ to produce___________ erythropoietin, red bone marrow, more red blood cells
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