endocrine system building and understanding

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endocrine system building and understanding
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2011-05-11 22:13:18
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  1. chemical messengers carried by the blood are called
    hormones
  2. part of the brain that regulates endocrine activity is the
    hypothalmus
  3. red blood cell producction in the bone marrow is stimulated by
    erythropoietin
  4. a hormone produced by the heart
    apial
  5. local hormones active in promoting inflammation are
    prostaglandis
  6. a hormone produced by the thyroid
    calcitionin
  7. a hormone produced by the adrenal gland
    aldosterone
  8. a hormone produced by the pancreas
    glucagon
  9. a hormone produced by the testes
    aldosterone
  10. a hormone produced by the ovaries
    estrogen
  11. a target tissue responds to a hormone only if it has the appropiate
    receptor
  12. uterine contractions and milk ejection are promoted by
    oxytocin
  13. principle hormone that increases the metabolic rate in the body cells is
    thyroxine
  14. Epinephrine and norephrine are released by the
    adrenal medulla
  15. sleep-wake cycles are regulated by the
    pineal

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