Study Guide, Chapter 45b

Study Guide, Chapter 45b - hypothalamus controlling...

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BSCI105, Freshman Connection Fall 2010 Study Guide #21 I. Neuroendocrine Regulation Key Concept 1: Neuroendocrine regulation of homeostasis and metabolism involves direct neural control, neurosecretory hormones, and endocrine hormones from non- neural sources (glands) such as the pancreas, anterior pituitary, andrenals, thyroid, and parathyroids. Key Concept 2: Neural signals are transduced into chemical signals by neurosecretory neurons in the hypothalamus. Key Concept 3: The Hypothalamic-Pitutary Axis involves a cascade of signals from the
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Unformatted text preview: hypothalamus controlling secretion of hormones by the pituitary gland, which in turn control hormone secretion by other glands. Key Concept 4: Examples of neuroendocrine regulation of homeostasis control of water and salt balance in the body by the posterior pituitary, parathyroid, and adrenal glands, control of blood glucose levels by hormones from the pancreas and adrenal glands, and regulation of basal metabolism by the thyroid glands....
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course BSCI 105 taught by Professor Jensen during the Fall '07 term at Maryland.

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