Endocrine System Part 2

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Endocrine System Quizzes & Trivia

Part 2 endocrine system


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    ____________ are a group of local hormones made by most body tissues.  They produce, act, and deactivate close to the site of origin.  Their role is to cause inflammation and they do not circulate!
  • 2. 
    The kidney secretes both _________, which increases blood pressure, and ____________, which produces RBC's.
  • 3. 
    The placenta produced hormones to maintain pregnancy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    This is a mass of lymphoid tissue that lies in the upper portion of the chest, above the heart.
  • 5. 
    The thymus secretes ________ which matures T- cells.
  • 6. 
    This disorder is common in Alaska during winter months, is a disorder of melatonin and causes depression, anxiety, and sleepiness.
  • 7. 
    This is a small gland attached to the roof of the 3rd ventricle in the brain, which secretes melatonin.
  • 8. 
    Ovaries produce _________ and ____________.
  • 9. 
    Testes produce ___________.
  • 10. 
    This is an endocrine and exocrine gland:
  • 11. 
    The endocrine function of the pancreas is to secrete ________ and ________ by the ______ of __________ cells.
  • 12. 
    Glucagon does not accelerate the breakdown of glycogen into glucose
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Insulin transports ________ into our tissue where it is needed. 
  • 14. 
    The adrenal medulla secretes __________ (adrenaline) and __________, which are both referred to as the "fight or flight" hormones.
  • 15. 
    The hypersecretion of cortisol, in which results in round faces, buffalo hump, muscle weakness, bone loss, and elevated blood sugar, is referred to as ________ syndrome.
  • 16. 
    ___________ disease is the hyposecretion of the adrenal cortex, characterized by muscle atrophy, weakness, skin pigmentation, and disturbances in salt and water balance.
  • 17. 
    Adrenals are also known as _____________ glands.
  • 18. 
    ___________ are 2 small glands located above the kidneys.  Each gland has __ parts that act as _________ glands.  The inner area is called the ______ and the outer portion is called the _________.
  • 19. 
    The adrenal cortex is comprised of the following: (check all the apply)
    • A. 

      Mineralocorticoids

    • B. 

      Glucocorticoids

    • C. 

      Sex hormones

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