mod f unit 4 vocab

Card Set Information

Author:
Danielle_pattillo@yahoo.com
ID:
66474
Filename:
mod f unit 4 vocab
Updated:
2011-02-16 09:34:23
Tags:
mod unit
Folders:

Description:
glands
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user Danielle_pattillo@yahoo.com on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. The principle mineralocorticoid secreted by the adrenal cortex is?
    Aldosterone
  2. An enlargement of the extemities due to excessive growth hormone is called?
    acromegaly
  3. What glad is known as the master gland of the body?
    Pituitary gland
  4. What gland plays a vital role in metabloism and regulates the body's metabolic process?
    Throid gland
  5. Name a few true statements about epinephrine...
    • It dilates the pupils so that one can see more clearly
    • it elevates teh systolic blood pressure
    • it increases the heart rate and cardiac output
    • it dilates the bronchial tubes and relaxes air passageways
  6. What is essential for maintenance of a normal level of blood sugar?
    Pancreas
  7. Prolactin is secreted by what?
    Anterior lobe or adenohypophysis
  8. A congenital deficiency in secretion of the thyroid hormone is called?
    Cretinism
  9. Medical term for softening of a gland
    adenomalacia
  10. What is a disease of the adrenal gland
    adrenopathy
  11. Condition of being abnormally small
    Dwarfism
  12. Chronic disease of insulin deficiency or resistance
    diabetes
  13. Condition of masculinity developed in a woman
    Virilism
  14. Hormone produced by pituiatry gland that stimulates uterine contraction during child birth and stimulates the release of milk during nursing
    oxytocin
  15. A condition of being abnormally large
    Gigantism
  16. Tumor of a gland
    Adenoma
  17. Hormone produced by th hypothalamus and stored in the posterior lobe o the pituirary gland, also called antidiuretic hormone
    Vasopressin
  18. A hormone produced by the adrenal medulla, used as a vascoconstrictor, cardiac stimulant, to relax broncho spasm, and to relieve allergic symptoms
    Epinephrine
  19. Hormone produced by the testes; male sex hormone; important in development of secondary characteristics and masculinization.
    testosterone
  20. Vital role in metablolism and regulates the body's metabolic processes, infulence bone and calcium metabolism, helps maintain plasma calcium homeostasis.
    Thyroid
  21. ACTH
    adrenocorticotropic hormone
  22. BMR
    Basal metabolic rate
  23. GH
    growth hormone
  24. FSH
    follicle-stimulating hormone
  25. DM
    diabetes mellitus

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview