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Unformatted text preview: Endocrine System: Endocrine System Review 1. Hormones act at specific target organs because these organs contain __________ specific for the hormones. 2. Growth hormone, secreted by the _____ _______ gland, stimulates growth of bones and muscle by activating intermediary proteins called ________________. 3. __________ (hormone) from the anterior pituitary stimulates secretion of cortisol from the ______ ________ (gland). The anterior pituitary consists of _________ tissue. 4. The parafollicular or C-cells of the ____________ gland produce __________, a peptide hormone that lowers plasma calcium levels. 5. Hormones secreted by the pancreatic islets of the pancreas include ___________ from the cells and α _______________ from the cells. Which of these hormones raise blood glucose levels? β 6. Specialized muscle cells in the heart produce _________ (hormone), which increases excretion...
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- Spring '08
- Physiology, pineal gland, Endocrine System Review