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the endocrin system

cells in target tissue which hormones attach receptors
the building blocks for hormones amino acids
method most commonly used to regulate hormone levels negative feedback
2 things that infundibulum connect hypothalmus and pitiitary glands
the ending tropin means acting on
another name for growth hormone GH or somatotrophin
part of the adrenal gland does ATCH stimulate adrenal cortex
hormone that is produced in the posterior pituitary and involved in water balance antidiuretic
what causes diabetes insipidus inadequate amounts of ADH cause excessive water loss
what hormone is sometimes used to induce labor oxytocin
what is acromegaly GH is over active in adults
where is the thyroid located neck
where is calcitonin produced thyroid and active in calcium metabolism
how do calcitonin and parathyroid hormone work togather to regulate calcium metabolism calcitonin lowers the amount of calcium circulating in the blood by promoting deposit of calcium in bone tissue
cretinism is caused by lack of which hormone thyroid gland(little thyroid)
what is myxedema and how is it treated thyroid atrophy waisting in adults,oral hormone meds continue throughout life
another name for hyperthyroidism graves disease
goiter enlargement of the thyroid gland
where are the parathyroid glands located embeded of the posterior capsule of the thyroid
parts of the adrenal gland adrenaline,epinephrine,norepinephrine
what hormone is release during a fight or flight response norepinephrine and epinephrine
production of what hormone that suppresses the inflammatory response increases during times of stress glucocorticoids
where is cortisol produced adrenal cortex
function of cortisol used as a antiinflammatory drug
example of mineralocorticoid aldosterone
what does aldosterone regulate,where is it produced regulate electrolyte balance,adrenal cortex
addison disease is caused by underactivity of which part of the adrenal gland adrenal cortex
what does cushing syndrome result from hypersecretion of cortisol
where are the islets of langer hans found scattered throughout the pancreas
what hormone secreted by the pancreatic islets lowers blood sugar insulin
what does gluagon do to blood sugar levels regulate blood sugar levels
diabetes mellitus is caused by a lack of what pancreatic islets fail to produce enough insulin or body cells not responding to the insulin or glucose is not available to the cells to be oxidized for energy
what is diabetes that developes during pregnancy called gestational diabetes
some typical signs of diabetes excessive thirst,urination,and eating
the main male sex hormone testosterone
where is the erythropoietin produced and what does it do kidneys,RBC production in bone marrow
where is the atrial natriuretic peptide produced and what does it do atria upper heart chamber, lowers bp
what is prostaglandins group of local hormones made by most body tissues
2 hormones used as oral contaceptives estrogen,progesterone
Created by: cornejo