Endocrine system

Click to flip

C
H
O
O
S
E

T
O
P
I
C

Choose a topic

Click to flip

C
H
O
O
S
E

T
O
P
I
C

Choose a topic


what is the endocrine system? the endocrine system is a collection of glands that secrete hormones and regulate metabolism, growth, development, sleep, mood etc
The endocrine system includes which glands? the pituitary glands, pancreas, ovaries, tests, thyroid, parathyroid gland, hypothalamus, gastrointestinal tract, adrenal glands
what are some functions of the endocrine system? control chemical and water balance, growth, embryonic development, influence sexual behavior, maturation of gonads
what is negative feedback? it is the a response that opposes the original stimulus
what is positive feedback? it is a process that amplifies a small change
what are prostaglandins? they are local hormones that do not enter the bloodstream
Many non-steroid hormones act upon their target cells by causing ______ the activation of adenylate cyclase
The hormone that influences the production of red blood cells is erythropoietin
Which body system coordinates activities of body parts by releasing hormones into the blood? endocrine system
Which hormone stimulates the production of estrogen and progesterone? gonadotropic hormones
what are hormones? they are chemical messengers that are released into the blood
what are Eicosanoids? They are biologically active lipids with local hormones
what are autocrine chemicals? They are messengers that exert effects on the same cells
what are paracrine chemicals? They are messengers that affect cells other than those that secrete them

what is the endocrine system?

The endocrine system includes which glands?

what are some functions of the endocrine system?

what is negative feedback?

what is positive feedback?

what are prostaglandins?

Many non-steroid hormones act upon their target cells by causing ______

The hormone that influences the production of red blood cells is

Which body system coordinates activities of body parts by releasing hormones into the blood?

Which hormone stimulates the production of estrogen and progesterone?

what are hormones?

what are Eicosanoids?

what are autocrine chemicals?

what are paracrine chemicals?

Front
Back
ADD NEW CARD

Sign in or Create an account to leave comments.