|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?