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Brungardt Chapter 13

Flash Cards 1-4

How do endocrine glands work? Endocrine glands secrete hormones into interstitial fluid and then into the blood stream.
How do exocrine glands work? Exocrine glands secrete products into ducts that carry the secretions into the body.
What are the roles of target cells and receptor cells? Target cells are the specific cells that are affected by a certain hormone. This hormone can only affect the target cells if the certain receptor cells can identify the hormone.
Where are the lipid soluble and water soluble hormone receptor sites? Lipid soluble receptor sites are located in the targets cells. Where as water soluble receptor sites are part of the plasma membrane of the target cells.
What are three ways that hormone secretions are contolled? -signals from nervous system -Changes in blood -Other Hormones
What are some examples of the ways hormone secretions can be controlled? -Nervous:impulse to the adreanal medullae regulate the release of epinephrine. -Blood:blood Ca2+ regulates secretions of the parathyroid hormone -Hormones:Hormone from the pituitary gland stimulates the release of cortisol