bsc1086-17

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rufusgriffin84
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bsc1086-17
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2011-05-22 17:53:48
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endocrine system
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endocrine system
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  1. hormones
    long-distance chemical signals that travel in the blood or lymph
  2. up-regulation
    target cells form more receptors in response to the hormone
  3. down-regulation
    target cells lose receptors in response to the hormone
  4. humoral stimulus
    Changing blood levels of ions and nutrients directly stimulates secretion of hormones
  5. neural stimulus
    nerve fibers stimulate hormone release
  6. hormonal stimulus
    hormones stimulate other endocrine organs to release their hormones
  7. Anterior Pituitary Gland
    -No direct neural connection with the hypothalamus

    -There is a vascular connection via the Hypophyseal portal system
  8. Posterior Pituitary Gland
    -contains axons of hypothalamic neurons

    -releases ADH and Oxytocin

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