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Question 1 3.6 out of 3.6 points Which hormone, released by the ovaries, is responsible for the secondary sex characteristics?
Question 2 3.6 out of 3.6 points Which hormone is released by the adrenal medulla that causes an increase the heart rate and blood pressure, dilates blood vessels and releases glucose in reaction to a stressful situation?
Question 3 3.6 out of 3.6 points What is the function of the parathyroid glands ?
Question 4 3.6 out of 3.6 points What is the vocabulary word that means ‘maintaining a constant internal environment’?
Feedback: organism to maintain a constant internal enviroment one that is in balance. The other answers are incorrect because hormone is a substance that is secreted by an endocrine gland to influence a response of a structure or function of a gland or organ. An electrolyte is a mineral salt found in tissues and blood to ensure the proper functioning of cells. A receptor is a protein that bind to a hormone so that a response can be elicited.

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