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Ch-8 Endocrine

Chapter 8 Endocrine System Online

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Feather-shaped organ that lies posterior to the stomach Pancreas
What is Cushing Syndydrome a hormonal disorder caused by too much hydrocortisone
What is Addison Disease a disorder characterized by a failure of the adrenal glands to produce hydrocortisone and in some cases, aldosterone
Term for enlargement of the extermities caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone after puberty acromegaly
What is Testosterone male hormone secreted by the testes
What is Progesterone one of the two female hormones secreted by the ovary
What is another name for Hypophysis Pituitary gland; master gland
What is another name for the adrenal glands suprarenal glands
What hormone does the parathyroid glands secrete Parathyroid Hormone (PTH)
Chemical messenger that is secreted by an endocrine gland directly into the blood stream Hormone
Androgen A male hormone secreted by the adrenal cortex
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