Chap37_2008 - thyroxine Things to know: 1. What are the 4...

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Chapter 37 Chemical Control of the Animal Body: The Endocrine System Vocabulary adrenal cortex adrenal gland adrenal medulla adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) aldosterone amino acid derived hormone androgen anterior pituitary antidiuretic hormone (ADH) cortisol diabetes mellitus duct endocrine disrupter endocrine gland endocrine hormone endocrine system epinephrine exocrine gland follicle-stimulating hormone glucagon glucocorticoid goiter growth hormone hypothalamus inhibiting hormone insulin islet cell local hormone luteinizing hormone (LH) melanocyte-stimulating hormone (MSH) neurosecretory cell norepinehrine oxytocin pancreas peptide hormone pituitary gland posterior pituitary prolactin prostaglandin receptor releasing hormone second messenger steroid hormone target cell thyroid gland thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
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Unformatted text preview: thyroxine Things to know: 1. What are the 4 mechanisms of communication in the multi-celled animal body? 2. What feature of target cells allows them to respond to a particular hormone? 3. Describe how the hypothalamus controls the secretions of the pituitary. 4. List the names and targets of the four anterior pituitary hormones that regulate other endocrine glands. 5. What two hormones are synthesized by the hypothalamus and released from the posterior pituitary? 6. What are the targets and actions of thyroxine? 7. You should be able to explain the negative feedback involved in controlling blood glucose levels (Figure 37-12). 8. How do the hormones epinephrine and norepinephrine prepare the body for emergency action? 9. When are the glucocorticoids released? 10. What is the most common treatment for Type I diabetes?...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course BIOL 1006 taught by Professor Lipscomb during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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