A&P Final Review: Endocrine System Study

  1. Endocrine System produces __________ that help with maintaning __________ and regulating reproduction amd development.
    • Answer 1: hormones
    • Answer 2: Homeostasis
  2. Endocrine and nervoud work togeher for  the same goal. Influence others cels with chemicals

    What are they
    1.Reproductions and secretions of hormones
    2. Regulation of body activities; metabolism, growth, fluid levels, etc.
    3. maintenance of homeostasis during stressfull periods
    4. Assist with reproductive systems
    • 1.Reproductions and secretions of hormones
    • 2. Regulation of body activities; metabolism, growth, fluid levels, etc.
    • 3. maintenance of homeostasis during stressfull periods
    • 4. Assist with reproductive systems
  3. Chemicals substance that are carried throughout the body by blood, but only effect certian "target" cells are known as_________.
    hormones
  4. _________ Glands secrete hormones via "ducts" to their intended sites ie; sebaceous, sudoriferous, mammary glands, saliva glands

    A) Endocrine
    B) Exocrine
    A) Exocrine (Exit)
  5. _________ Glands are duckless and that secrete hormones directly in to the blood streem.

    A) Endocrine
    B) Exocrine
    A) Endocrine
  6. Hormone secretion occur in response to changes in _______ _________ or surrounding tissue fluid.
    blood composition
  7. Grape sized gland located in the stella turcica of the sphenoid bone. It is connected to the hypothalamus




    B.  Pituitary Gland
  8. Small butterfly shaped gland located just below the adams apple (Thyroid Cartilage). It has small grape like clusters attached and produces 2 hormones.




    B.  Thyroid Gland
  9. This gland is tiny and located deep inside the brain. It's exact function is unknown, but is thought to produce melatonin (regulates sleep/wake cycle. (circadian rhythm)




    A. Pineal Gland
  10. 4 tiny apple seed sized glands attached to the thyroid gland.




    C. Parathyroid Gland
  11. This gland is located in the mediastinum (chest cavity), It reaches maximum size at young adult, then gradually shrinks. Plays a role in the immune system.




    C.  Thymus Gland
  12. This gland is located on the top of each kidney. Consist of outer adrenal cortex, and internal adrenal medulla.




    C. Adrenal Gland
  13. Lower metabolism, lower body temp, loer blood pressure, etc is all effects of __________ disease.
    Thyroid
  14. When the thyroid gland produces too much hormones it is known as ________________. When it doesn'r produce enough it is ______________.
    • Answer 1: hyperthyrodism 
    • Answer 2: hypothyroidism
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