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EZ-Anat Ch. 13

Barron'z E-Z Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 13 review

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The products of the endocrine glands are: hormones
All hormones are transported in the body by the: blood
Oversecretion of the human growth hormone during childhood results in: gigantism
In order to produce thyroxin, the diet must contain: iodine
Insufficient secretion of thyroxin in infants and children can result in a disease called: cretinism
An excess of thyroxin can result in a condition known as: Grave's disease
In the absence of dietary iodine, the thyroid gland swells and produces a condition called: goiter
The parathyroid glands are located on the posterior surface of the: thyroid gland
Parathyroid hormone secreted by the parathyroid glands regulates the body's level of: calcium
The calcium-regulating hormone made by the thyroid gland is called: calcitonin
The large glandular organ with both exocrine and endocrine functions of the abdominal cavity beneath the stomach is the: pancreas
Diabetes mellitus is a condition in which the pancreas produces an insufficient supply of: insulin
Insulin promotes cell uptake of: glucose
The adrenal glands may be found on the superior borders of the: kidneys
An important hormone of the adrenal medulla which functions in the "fight or flight" response is called: epinephrine
The ovaries secrete estrogen and: progesterone
Created by: alhobonoah