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Unformatted text preview: KINS 2532 A. Dr. Sturges. Chapter 17 The endocrine system. 1. Complete the following statements by choosing answers from the key choices.-Altering activity-Anterior pituitary-Hormonal Humoral-Hypothalamus-Negative feedback-Neural-Neuroendocrine-Receptors-Releasing hormones-Steroid or aminoacid-based-Stimulating new or unusual activities Sugar or protein-Target cell (s) All cells do not respond to endocrine system stimulation. Only those that had proper _receptors _ on their cell membranes are activated by the chemical messengers. These responsive cells are called the _target cells _ of the various endocrine glands. Hormones promote homeostasis by _altering activity _ of body cells, rather than by _stimulating new or unusual activities _. Most hormones are _steroid or amino acid based molecules. The various endocrine glands are prodded to release their hormones by nerve fibers (a _neural _ stimulus), or by the presence of increased or decreased levels of various other substances in the...
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2008 for the course KINS 2532 taught by Professor Sturges during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Southern University .
- Spring '08