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Endocrine System


What is the definition of an Endocrine Gland? ductless gland secreting Hormone directly --> Blood for ACTION on Target Organs
What is the Hypophysis and what are its parts? Pituitary Gland - Neurohypophysis, Adenohypophysis
Where is the Adenohypophysis located? ANTERIOR lobe of Pituitary
How many hormones are in the Adenohypophysis? at least 7 Synthesized Hormones
What are the parts of the Adrenal Glands? Medulla, Cortex
What are the layers of the Adrenal Cortex? Zona: Glomerulosa, Fasciculata, Reticularis
What is an Isthmus? the structure which connects the lobes of the Thyroid
Name the Endocrine Glands? Pituitary, Adrenals, Thyroid, Parathyroid, Pancreas, Ovaries, Testes, Pineal
What are the Hormones of the Neurohypophysis? Oxytocin, Antidiuretic H. (ADH)
What are the Hormones of the Adenohypophysis? 1. Growth H (hGH); 2. Adrenocorticotropic H (ACTH); 3. Thyroid Stimulating H (TSH); 4. Prolactin (PRL); 5. Melanocyte Stimulating (MSH); 6. Follicle Stimulating (FSH); 7. Luteinizing H (LH)
What are the Hormones of the Adrenal Medulla? 1. Epinephrine; 2. Norepinephrine
What are the Hormones of the Adrenal Cortex? 1. Aldosterone; 2. Cortisol; 3. Testosterone
What are the Hormones of the Thyroid? 1. Thyroxine (T4); 2. Calcitonin
What is the Hormone of the Parathyroid? 1. Parathyroid H (PTH)
What are the Hormones of the Pancreas? 1. Glucagon; 2. Insulin
What are the Hormones of the Ovaries? 1. Estrogen; 2. Progesterone
What are the Hormones of the Testes? 1. Testosterone
What is the Hormone of the Pineal Gland? 1. Melatonin
Created by: kristel387