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chem regulation word

TermDefinition
Hormone is a endocrine gland that that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue
Regulate is a process that modulates the frequency rate
Prostaglandins are local hormones that is made by almost every cell
Feedback (negative/positive) negative opposed to change in homeostasis positive change state of a response
Hypothalamus located in the brain stimulates the pituitary
Thyroxine increases rate of metabolism
Glands organs the secret substance into or out of the body
Target anything within a living organism
Ducts carries the gallbladder
Glucagon decreases blood level
Insulin increases blood level
Hypo-secretion too little hormone
Hyper-secretion too much hormone
Gigantism overproduction of growth hormone
Dwarfism lack of growth hormone
Cretinism too much thyroxine
Acromegaly over secretion
Goiter enlargement of the thyroid
Diabetes high level of sugar in blood
Created by: Darylen