Biol 104, Dr. Espinoza, S10Study Sheet for Chapter 40 Endocrine System Biology 104 Modified with permission from Dr. Denny Smith Some of this information will be found in your readings, some in your lecture notes. 1. Distinguish between the nervous system and endocrine system. What important physiological condition is controlled by the interaction of these two systems? 2. Distinguish between endocrine glands and exocrine glands. 3. What is a hormone? 4. Distinguish between hormones and pheromones. 5. How is the release of most hormones regulated? IOW, what mechanism is used to turn on and off hormone release? (Be able to provide specific examples.) 6. Know the location, the products, the targets and responses of the twelve major endocrine glands in the human body. 7. Define and describe how target cells, tissues, and organs respond to hormones. Where are endocrine hormone targets located, near or far? What must be on or in the cell in order to respond to a specific hormone? 8. Distinguish between peptide and steroid hormones and the cellular response each type causes.
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