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Endocrine System Wk1

Chapter 29, Mod 301 Pharmacology II

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Hormone chemical substances found in the blood that increase the activity of target organs
Link between the endocrine system and the nervous system Hypothalamus
"Master Gland" Pituitary
Tropic hormones come from here Anterior Pituitary
Oxytocin, ADH, Releasing & Inhibiting factors are made here Hypothalamus
Internal secretion of hormones from ductless glands into the bloodstream Endocrine System
Storage place for Oxytocin and ADH Posterior Pituitary Gland
Tropic hormone that stimulates T3 & T4 release TSH
This system maintains a balance of the body's hormone release Negative Feedback
Gland(s) found in the head Pineal, Hypothalamus, and Pituitary
Gland(s) found in the neck Thyroid, Parathyroid, Thymus
Gland(s) found in the abdomen Pancreas, Adrenal
Gland(s) used for reproduction; called the Gonads Ovaries and Testes
Hormones released from the thyroid Triiodothyronine (T3), Thyroxine (T4), Calcitonin (TCT)
Nutrient the body needs to make Thyroid hormones Iodine
Function of the thyroid hormone Regulate tissue metabolism
Too much thyroid hormones Hyperthyroidism
Too little thyroid hormone Hypothyroidism
Cause of pituitary dysfunction Tumors
Swollen thyroid which protrudes from the front of the neck Goiter
Medications used to treat hyperthyroidism Tapazole, PTU
Medications used to treat hypothyroidism Levothyroxine, Cytomel
A system of ducts and glands that secrete their products outside of the body Exocrine System
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