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Endocrine System

Module 5

The products of the endocrine system are... hormones
All hormones are transported in the body by the... blood
Over secretion of the human growth hormone during childhood is... Gigantism
To produce thyroxin, the diet must include... iodine
Excess of thyroxin can result in a condition called... Grave's Disease
The parathyroid glands are located on the posterior surface of the... thyroid gland
The large glandular organ with both exocrine and endocrine functions beneath the stomach is the... pancreas
The hormone which functions in the "fight or flight" response is called... epinephrine
The ovaries secrete estrogen and... progesterone
Gastin and secretin function in the process of... digestion
Insufficient secretion of thyroxin in infants and children can result in a disease called... Cretinism
In the absense of dietary iodine, the thyroid gland swells and produces a condition called... Goiter
Parathyroid hormone secreted by the parathyroid glands regulates the body's level of... calcium
Insulin promotes cell uptake of... Glucose
The calcium-regulating hormone made by the thyroid gland is called... Calcitonin
Created by: brookeadams