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Activates cells influenced by the SNS Epinephrine
Which hormone in the Adrenal Cortex increases blood glucose concentration in resoonse to stress Cortisol
Which hormone in the pancreatic islet stimulates the liver to release glucose, thereby increasing blood glucose levels Glucagon
This hormone stimulates growth and development of the testes and penis Testosterone
Which gland in the ovaries stimulates development of mammary glands' secretory tissue and aids in maintaning pregnancy Progesterone
The pineal gland produces which hormone thst regulates mood, sexual development, and daily cycles in response to the amount of light in the environment Melatonin
Which hormone produced by the adrenal cortex contributes to some secondary sex characteristics in women Weak androgens
Which hormone produced by the ovaries stimulate growth of primaty sex organs such as the uterus and tubes Estrogen
Which gland controls the release of the anterior pituitary hormone Hypothalamus
Which hormone stimulates constriction of blood vessels Antidiuretic
Which hormone causes uterine contractions and the ejection of milk from the mammary gland Oxytocin
Which hormone in the anterior pituitary promotes body tissue growth Growth
This hormone stimulates milk production Prolactin
Which gland increases metabolic rate and is required for normal growth Thyroid
The hormone that promotes sperm cell development is the ________ stimulating hormone Follicle
Which hormone increases metabolic rate Thyroxine
The hormone that stimulates the adrenal cortex to produce glucocorticoids and androgen s Adrenocorticotropic
The hormone that initiates ovulation Luteinizing
The hormone that regulates the exchange of calcium between blood and bones; increases calcium level in blood Parathyroid
The hormone Epinephrine is produced in which gland Adrenal medulla

Chapter 11- Hormones Crossword

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Which hormones stimulates the liver to to release glucose, thereby increasing blood glucose levels? Glucagon
Which gland controls the release of anterior pituitary hormones? hypothalamus
Which hormone produces epinephrine? Adrenal Medulla
Which gland produces T3 & T4? Thyroid
The hormone that promotes growth of all body tissues. Growth hormone
Which hormone promotes salt & water retention in potassium excretion? Aldosterone
Which gland produces the hormone cortisol & adlosterone? Adrenal cortex
The hormone that regulates sexual development, mood, & daily cycles in response to light. Melatonin
The hormone that increases blood glucose concentration in response to stress? Cortisol
Which hormone stimulates thyroid gland to produce thyroid hormones? TSH
Which gland produces estrogen & progesterone? Ovaries
Which hormone stimulates the adrenal cortex to produce glucocorticoids & androgens? ACTH
Which hormone stimulates milk production? Prolactin
Which hormone stimulates hair growth on the body & face? Testosterone
Which hormone regulates the exchange of calcium between blood and bones? Parathyroid
Which gland produces the hormones insulin and glucagon? Pancreatic islets
Which gland produces the hormone ADH & oxcytocin other than hypothalmus? Posterior Pituitary
What hormone is released in the adrenal medulla gland? Epinephrine
The hormone oxytocin promotes contraction of the organ. Uterus
Insulin reduces concentration of _______ in the blood Glucose

Endocrine Glands and Their Hormones Crossword

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Prepares uterline lining for implantation of feetilized ovum Progesterone
Regulates mood, sexual development, and daily cycles in response to amount of light in their environment. Melatonin
Stimulates the liver to release glucose, increasing blood glucose levels Glucagon
Stimulates growth and development of sexual organs plus development of secondary sexual characteristics, such as hair growth and deepeninf voice Testosterone
Reduces blood gluclose concentration by promoting gluclose uptake into cells and gluclose storage; promotes fate and protein synthesis Insulin
Contribute to some secondary sex characteristics in women Weak androgens
Promotes salt retention and potassium excretion Aldosterone
Increase blood gluclose concentration in response to stress Cortisol
Increase blood pressure and heart rate Epinephrine
Regulates exchange of calcium between blood and bones; increase calcium level in blood PTH
Initiates ovulation, corpus luteum formation, and progesterone production in the female; stimulates testosterone secretion in male LH
Stimulates growth and hormonal activity of ovarian follicles FSH
Stimulates milk production by mammary glands PRL
Stimulates adrenal cortex to produce glucocorticoids and androgens ACTH
Stimulates thyroid gland to produce thyroid hormones TSH
Promotes growth of all body tissues GH
Causes uterine muscles contraction; causes milk ejection from mammary glands Oxytocin
Promotes water reabsorption in kidney tubules; at high concentration, stimulates constriction of blood vessels ADH
Control the release of anterior pituitary hormones Releasing hormone
Increase metabolic rate, influencing both physical and mental activities; required for normal growth T3 and t4

The Endocrine Glands and Their Hormones Crossword

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control the release of anterior pituitary hormones hypothalamus
is produced by the testes testosterone
what gland produces melatonin pineal
what hormone regulates mood, sexual development and daily clyes in response in enviroment melatonin
what gland secretes cortisol adrenal cortex
what hormone increases blood glucose concentration in response to stress cortisol
what hormone stimulates the liver to release glucose thereby increasing blood glucose levels glucagon
what hormone increases metabolic rate, influencing both physical and mental activies and required for normal growth thyroxine
what gland secretes Thyroxine, and Triiodothyronine thyroid
what gland secretes FSH and LH anterior pituitary
what hormones initiates ovulation, and porgesterone production in females and stimulates testerone secretion in males LH
what hormone stimulates milk production in mamary glands prolactin
what hormone causes uterine muscle contraction and milk ejection from mamary glands oxytocin
this hormone comes from the hypothalamus and posterior pituitary gland adh
controls the release of anterior pituitary hormones hypothalamus
promotes growth of all body tissues GH
stimulates adrenal cortex to produce glucocorticoids (cortisol) and androgens ACTH
stimulates growth and development of teste and penis testosterone
epinephrine is secreted from which gland adrenal medulla
which regulates exchange of calcium between blood and bones parathyoids

The Endocrine Glands and Their Hormones Crossword

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Control the release of anterior pituitary hormones. Hypothalamus
Which gland produces six hormones? Anterior pituitary
Adrenal medulla produces what hormones? Epinephrine
What gland activates cells influenced by sympathetic nervous system plus many not supplied by sympathetic nerves. Adrenal medulla
Which hormone in the adrenal cortex that contains 95% of glucocorticoids? Cortisol
Which gland reduces blood glucose concentration? Pancreatic islets
Which hormone is involved with stimulation of the liver to release glucose. Glucagon
Which gland produces testosterones Testes
Which hormone stimulates growth and development of sexual organs(testes and penis) Testosterone
Which hormone is involved with the ovaries? Estrogen
Which hormone stimulates milk production by mammary glands? prolactin
Which gland is involved with melatonin hormone? Pineal
The increase metabolic rate influencing both physical and mental activities , required for normal growth is the function of what gland? Thyroid
The parathyroid gland produces what hormone ? PTH
The thyroid gland produces what hormones(only name one). Thyroxine
What hormone does the hypothalamus produce ? Oxytocin
What gland functions to increase calcium levels in blood ? Parathyroid
The hormone glucagon belongs to which gland? Prancreatic islets
The prolactin hormone belongs to what gland? Anterior pituitary
What gland makes weak androgens ? Andrenal Cortext

Endocrine System Crossword

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holds the eggs in women ovaries
understands body's biological time pineal
stimulates development to help prevent disease and only active until puberty thymus
known as master gland and sends signals to organs and other glands pituitary
holds the sperm in men testes
organ that regulates blood sugar pancreas
helps regulate metabolism, brain development, muscle control, calcium and more thyroid
causes bones to release calcium into the blood stream parathyroid
an organ that secretes chemical substances for use in the body gland
a substance to regulate blood sugar insulin
outer portion of a gland tht produces steroid hormones adrenal cortex
inner portion of a gland that synthesizes, stores and releases specific hormones adrenal medulla
These systems maintain conditions so homeostasis can happen and can be negative or positive feedbacksystem

Hormones and Their Functions Crossword

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Water Reabsorption ADH
uterine contractions during labor and coitus; milk ejection Oxytocin
decreased blood glucose; coverts glucose to glycogen or fat for storage insulin
breaks down glycogen to glucose to increase blood glucose glucagon
decrease blood calcium; mineral deposition calcitonin
increases blood calcium; mineral resorption; stimulates kidneys to convert vitamin D to the active form, calcitriol PTH
stimulates anterior pituitary to secrete GH GHRH
growth of skeletal muscles and long bones GH
stimulates anterior pituitary to secrete PRL. (1st) TRH
stimulates anterior pituitary to secrete PRL. (2nd) PRH
milk synthesis PRL
Stimulates thyroid to secrete TH TSH
Increase basal metabolic rate TH
stimulates anterior pituitary to secrete ACTH CRH
stimulates adrenal cortex to secrete mineralocorticoids, glucocorticoids, or gonadocorticoids ACTH
sodiumand water reabsorption; potassium secretion mineralocorticoids
anti-inflammatory; increase blood glucose glucocorticoids
similar to estrogens and testosterone; insignificant amounts produced with minimal effects gonadocorticoids
stimulates anterior pituitary to release FSH and LH GnRH
stimulates follicles in ovaries to cause oogenesis, ovulation and secretion of estrogens FSHLH
regrowth of functional layer in endometrium of uterus after menstruation; growth of lactiferous ducts/ sinuses in mammory glands; development of secondary sex characteristics; maintains pregnancy estrogens
Stimulates nurse cells in testes to secrete androgen-binding protein (ABP) and inhibin. FSH
stimulates interstitial endocrine cells in testes to secrete testosterone LH
sexual maturation; spermatogenesis; development of secondary sex characteristics Testosterone

Endocrine System Disorders Crossword

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a swelling of the neck resulting from enlargement of the thyroid gland. Goiter
when your adrenal glands are damaged, producing insufficient amounts of the hormone cortisol and often aldosterone as well. Addison's Diesease
which the adrenal gland(s) make too much aldosterone which leads to hypertension (high blood pressure) and low blood potassium levels. Hyperaldosteronism
is caused by problems arising from the pituitary gland. The pituitary gland, also called the hypophysis, is a gland at the base of the brain that produces many different hormones. Pituitary dwarfism
a disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired, resulting in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in the blood and urine. Hyperglycemia
seizure is a medical sign consisting of the involuntary contraction of muscles, which may be caused by disease or other conditions that increase the action potential frequency of muscle cells or the nerves that innervate them. Hypoparathyroidism
Rickets is the softening and weakening of bones in children, usually because of an extreme and prolonged vitamin D deficiency. Hyperparathyroidism
a condition of severely stunted physical and mental growth owing to untreated congenital deficiency of thyroid hormone Child Cretinism
usually result from a type of lung cancer, or by pituitary tumors Androgens
affects women much more frequently than men, and that the subjects are for the most part of middle age. Adult myxedema
A substance produced in one part of the body, especially in an endocrine gland, that has an effect on another part of the body, to which it is usually carried in the bloodstream. cortical Hormones
a hormone that stimulates growth in animal or plant cells, especially (in animals) a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. Growth Hormone
the pituitary produces excessive amounts of GH. Acromegaly
a swelling of the neck and protrusion of the eyes resulting from an overactive thyroid gland. Graves Disease
deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream. Hypoglycemia
a disease in which the secretion of or response to the pituitary hormone vasopressin is impaired, resulting in the production of very large quantities of dilute urine, often with dehydration and insatiable thirst. Diabetes insipidus
A mood disorder characterized by depression that occurs at the same time every year. SAD
used illegally to increase muscle, decrease fat, and enhance athletic performance and body appearance. Steroid abuse
a genetic disorder that makes XY fetuses insensitive (unresponsive) to androgens (male hormones) TFS

Endocrine System Crossword

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Anterior pituitary gland Adenohypophysis
Endocrine gland that consists of an outer cortex and inner medulla Adrenal gland
Classification of hormones secreted by the adrenal medulla; includes epinephrine and norepinephrine Cataecholamine
Ductless glands that secrete hormones, usually into the blood for transport throughout the body Endocrine glands
Substance secreted by an endocrine gland into the blood Hormone
The posterior pituitary gland; secretes oxytocin and antidurectic hormone neurohypophysis
Organ that has both endocrine and exocrine functions Pancreas
Gland that secretes parathyroid hormone and helps regulate calcium and phosphate Parathyroid gland
Small gland located in the brain; secretes melatonin and is invovled in regulating biorhythms Pineal gland
Lipid- soluable hormone such as estrogen, testosterine, and cortisol Steroid
Lymphoid organ located in the mediastinum; plays an important role in immunity Thymus gland
Gland that secretes T3, T4, and calcitonin Thyroid gland
Secretes glucocorticoids, mineralocorticoids, and androgens; hormonal secretion is controlled by ACTH Adrenal cortex

THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM Crossword

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is the group of specialized glands that affects the growth endocrine system
the secretory organs that remove and release certain elements from the blood to convert the new compounds glands
it is also known as the duct glands exocrine glands
this is also known as the ductless glands endocrine glands
male sexual glands;function in reproduction(singular:testicle) testes
a sweat and oil glands of the skin, produce a substance that travels through the small,tube-like ducts exocrine glands
female sexual glands; function in reproduction ovaries
secretions, such as insulin, adrenaline, and estrogen,that stimulate functional activity or other secretions in the body hormones
secrete about 30 steroid hormones and control metabolic processes of the body adrenal glands
plays a major role in sexual development, sleep, and metabolism pineal gland
secretes enzyme-producing cells that are responsible for digesting carbohydrates, proteins, and fats pancreas
most complex organ of the endocrine system pituitary gland
regulate blood calcium and phosphorus levels so that the nerves and muscular system can function properly. parathyroid gland
controls how quickly the body burns energy(metabolism) thyroid gland
there are 30 ___________ telling your body what it should do every day hormones

Endocrine System Crossword

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Galnd that produces growth hormones, master gland Pituitary
Produces adrenaline, on top of kidneys Adrenal
Only found in women, produces oestrogen/progesterone Ovaries
Made by the pancreas Insulin
Produces a hormone that helps control calcium levels Parathyroid
Makes thyroxine Thyroid
Released when your glucose level falls below a set point Glucagon
What life function do the Nervous and Endocrine system perform Regulation
Improper insulin production, can't regulate the blood sugar level Diabetes
Viral infection of the spinal cord Polio