Endocrine

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Endocrine
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2012-01-20 09:03:47
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Endocrine System
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  1. Produces insulin that lowers blood grlucose levels
    Pancrease
  2. Called the emergency gland secreting epinephoring
    Adrenal Gland
  3. Produces EPO dthat stimulates blood cell production
    Kidney
  4. T3 and T4 production: also calcitonin which lowers blood calcium levels
    Thyroid Gland
  5. Produces 7 hormones in the anterior lobe: stores 2 hormones in the posterior lobe
    Pituitary Gland
  6. Raises blood calcium levels
    PTH (parathyroid hormone)
  7. Stimulates blood cell production
    EPO
  8. Increase blood glucose levels
    Glucagon
  9. Lowers blood calcium levels
    Calcitonin
  10. Lowers blood glucose levels
    Insulin
  11. Overproduction of growth hormone in an adult is know as
    Gigantism
  12. Establishes the daily 24 hour rhythms
    Melatonin
  13. What system is concerned with "memory"
    Limbic System
  14. Occurs duing hyperthyroidism, is not reversible. Excess thyroid hormones, as in Grave's disease
    Exophthalmos
  15. Percent of pancrease involved with the endocrine system
    1%
  16. The main sex hormone in the male
    Testosterone
  17. Sign of diabetes
    Polyuria
  18. Involved with uterine contraction and the milk "let down" or ejection
    Oxytocin
  19. Horomones producted by the pituitary
    TSH, ACTH, FSH, LH PRI AND GH
  20. Suprarenal gland
    Adrenal Gland
  21. Lowers blood volume and therefore, blood pressure
    ANP (artial natriuretic peptide)
  22. Found in the pancrease
    Pancreatic Islets
  23. Really the "master gland"- controls the pituitary gland
    Hypothalamus
  24. Excess hGH during adulthood
    Acromegaly
  25. Condition of enlargement of the thyroid gland.
    Goiter
  26. Excess glucocorticoids
    Cushings Sydrome
  27. Common abnormality associated with dysfunction of the posterior pituitary. Defects in ADH (anti dieretic hormone) receptors or an inability to secrete ADH
    Diabetes Insipidus
  28. Hyposecretion of glucocorticoids and aldosterone. The bronze appearance (JFK)
    Addison's Disease

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