Patho6

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Patho6
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2010-11-18 02:39:45
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Hormones
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  1. The endocrine system proper consists of:
    Pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and pineal glands.
  2. What other organs and tissues are associated but not exclusively for endocrine:
    Hypothalamus, thymus, pancreas, gonads, kidneys, stomache, liver, small intestine, skin, heart and placenta.
  3. Endocrine
    Secreted into interstitial fluid then into blood.
  4. Exocrine
    Secreted into ducts.
  5. Majority of hormones are regulated by what?
    Negative feedback
  6. The action of a hormone is dictated by:
    Amount of hormone secreted and by the receptors.
  7. Target cells can up regulate or down regulate receptors based on:
    Real or perceived amount of hormone.
  8. anterior pituitary
    adenohypophysis~anatomically and functionally connected to hypothalamus by blood vessels.
  9. Posterior pituitary is also called
    neurohypophysis

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