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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 α cells and _______________ from the β cells. Which of these hormones raise blood glucose levels? 6. Specialized muscle cells in the heart produce _________ (hormone), which increases excretion of _______ (electrolyte) by the kidneys. 7. ___________ (hormone) promotes the final conversion of vitamin D to ___________ in the kidney. 8. __________ (hormone) produced by G-cells in the pyloric antrum stimulates _____ secretion in the stomach.
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2009 for the course BIO 203 taught by Professor Johncabot during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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