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Liles MSI Endocrine

Endorcine System

PhraseDescription
endocrine gland "ductless" gland; many made of glandular epithelium whose cells maufacture and secrete hormones
hormones substance secreted by an endocrine gland into the bloodstream that acts on a specific target tissue to produce a given response
target cell cell that when acted on by a particular hormone responds becuase it has receptors to which hormones can bind
Location of Hypothalamus cranial cavity
Location of Pituitary cranial cavity
Location of pineal cranial cavity
Location of thyroid neck
Location of parathyroid neck
Location of Thymus mediastinum
Location adrenal glands abdominal cavity (retroperitoneal)
Location of pancreatic islets Abdominal cavity (pancreas)
Location of ovaries pelvic cavity
secretes melatonin pineal gland
excess of GH in adults acromegaly
lack of this element may contribute to goiter iodine
SAD Seasonal affective disorder "winter blues"
Secretes Growth Hormone Anerior Pituitary
gland with a duct (lacrimal, sudoriferous) exocrine
secretes ADH and Oxytocin Posterior Pituitary
Graves disease hyperthyroidism
Bulging of the eyeballs associated with hyperthyroidism exopthalmus
goiter enlargement of thyroid gland
Gland is part of endocrine and digestive system Pancreas
Gland is both an endocrine gland and a lymphatic organ Thymus
Regulates metabolism Thyroid gland (T3 and T4 hormones)
Secretes Calcitonin Thyroid
secretes TSH and ACTH Anterior Pituitary
Face becomes swollen, lethargy, memory problems myxedema
cretinism hypothyroidism in children
myxedema hypothyroidism in adults
polyuria,polydypsia, polyphagia symptoms of diabetes
type 1 diabetes Insulin dependant, childhood
type 2 diabetes adult onset, usually
nervous, trembling, sweating symptoms of hypoglycemia
drowsy, fruity breath symptoms of hyperglycemia
gigantism hypersecretion of GH in preadolescrnt
dwarfism hypofunction of pituitary gland in childhood
Created by: gdemuth