endocrine hardcore

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endocrine hardcore
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  1. with diabetes insipidus, there's not enough of this
    ADH (antidiuretic hormone)
  2. pronounce 'mellitus'
    like hell-with-us?
  3. hormone produced by pancreas alpha cells
    glucagon
  4. hormone produced by pancreas beta cells
    insulin
  5. hypophysis
    pituitary gland
  6. the organs or tissues that respond to the effects of a hormone
    target organs/target tissues
  7. "master gland"
    pituitary (hypophysis)
  8. front lobe of hypophysis
    adenohypophysis
  9. back lobe of hypophysis
    neurohypophysis
  10. these glands put calcium and phosphates in the blood, by taking from bones and guts
    parathyroid glands
  11. another word for adrenal
    suprarenal
  12. outer part of the adrenal gland is called the
    adrenal cortex
  13. inner part of the adrenal gland is called the
    adrenal medulla
  14. relationship glucagon glycogen glucose, example: sugar is low
    low glucose --> pancreas makes glucagon which stimulates release of glucose from liver storage and gets this stored glucose into the blood
  15. how high blood sugar corrects itself
    pancreas makes insulin, which clears glucose from the blood and puts it into the cells and into storage as glycogen
  16. pineal gland is shaped like a
    pinecone
  17. pineal gland secretes this hormone
    melatonin
  18. crin/o
    secrete
  19. -dipsia
    thirst
  20. hypersecretion disorders are often treated with
    surgery
  21. hyposecretion disorders are often treated with
    drug therapy
  22. what causes hyposecretion (3)
    • genetic defects in glands
    • surgical removal of glands
    • bad quality hormones
  23. chronic metabolic disorder: enlargement and thickening of bones of face and jaw
    acromegaly
  24. abnormal increase in the volume of plasma (circulating fluid) in the body
    hypervolemia

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