Endocrine system Crossword
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Stimulates thyroid gland
Increased blood glucose levels stimulate
Alpha cells are found in ....
Target organs of GH are skeletal muscle and ...
Too much growth hormone after 20 years old may result in
Too little thyroxin produced
Stimulates testes to produce testosterone
Element needed for the production of thyroxin
secretes adrenalin
catalyses the conversion of glycogen to glucose
stimulates milk production after child birth
ADH target organ
Secretion of too little thyroxin in babies
controls heart rate and basal metabolic rate
ensures that he endometrium is maintained during pregnancy
stimulates ovulation

Hormones and Endocrine System Crossword

Hormones and Endocrine System Crossword
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molecule secreted into the extracellular fluid
, chemical signaling by hormones is the function of the
major communication and control system
, ductless organs with endocrine cells
secreted molecules that act over short distances to reach their target cells by diffusion
targets lie near secreting cell
secreted molecules act on the secreting cell itself
secreted by neurons
specialized neurons secrete molecules that diffuse from nerve cell endings
chemicals released into external environment
series of changes in cellular proteins that converts the signal into a response
released in a stressful situation
polypeptide local regulator in immune responses
stimulate cell proliferation and differentiation
nitrogen and double-bonded oxygen
modified fatty acids
gland located behind the stomach
response reduces the initial stimulus
triggers uptake of glucose from the blood
promotes release of glucose into the blood
scattered throughout the pancreas
caused by deficiency of insulin
released by the prothoracic glands

Chapter 11- Hormones Crossword

Chapter 11- Hormones  Crossword
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Which hormones stimulates the liver to to release glucose, thereby increasing blood glucose levels?
Which gland controls the release of anterior pituitary hormones?
Which hormone produces epinephrine?
Which gland produces T3 & T4?
The hormone that promotes growth of all body tissues.
Which hormone promotes salt & water retention in potassium excretion?
Which gland produces the hormone cortisol & adlosterone?
The hormone that regulates sexual development, mood, & daily cycles in response to light.
The hormone that increases blood glucose concentration in response to stress?
Which hormone stimulates thyroid gland to produce thyroid hormones?
Which gland produces estrogen & progesterone?
Which hormone stimulates the adrenal cortex to produce glucocorticoids & androgens?
Which hormone stimulates milk production?
Which hormone stimulates hair growth on the body & face?
Which hormone regulates the exchange of calcium between blood and bones?
Which gland produces the hormones insulin and glucagon?
Which gland produces the hormone ADH & oxcytocin other than hypothalmus?
What hormone is released in the adrenal medulla gland?
The hormone oxytocin promotes contraction of the organ.
Insulin reduces concentration of _______ in the blood

The Endocrine Glands and Their Hormone Crossword

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

Endocrine Glands and Their Hormones Crossword

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

The Endocrine Glands and Their Hormones Crossword

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

The Endocrine Glands and Their Hormones Crossword

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

Worksheet on Endocrine and Nervous System Crossword

Worksheet on Endocrine and Nervous System Crossword
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It is a disease in which the thyroid gland cannot produce the normal amount of thyroid hormone.
It interprets input from the senses , control movements and carries out complex, mental processes.
It controls the level of the sugar in the blood.
It is an inflammation of the meninges of the brain or spinal cord caused by bacterial infection or a virus.
It controls "fight or flight" response.
The basic cell of the nervous system
It controls breathing, heart rate, and swallowing.
It regulates breathing and helps to control eye movement.
It stimulates the liver to convert glycogen to glucose.
It is a disease in the pituitary gland that produces too much growth hormone.
The primary target organ of the aldosterone.
It is to regulate the body's temperature, use of water, blood pressure, and release of regulatory chemicals.
It plays an important role in developing some of the body's defenses against infection.
One of the brain disorders in which clusters of nerve cells or neurons act abnormally.
Hormone that regulates the calcium level in the blood.

Menstrual Cycle Crossword

Menstrual Cycle  Crossword
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Peaks at ~200 - 300 in a normal menstrual cycle
Ovulation Predictor Kit shows the change in which hormone
Lab test to predict ovarian reserve performed any cycle day
Supports pregnancy
Withdrawal from this causes a period to begin
Abnormal levels can be associated with increased miscarriages
A blood test to check this hormone will confirm ovulation
Second half of the menstrual cycle
First half of the menstrual cycle
Often levels of this hormone reach over 2,000 during treatment
A Progesterone level of 8.0 indicates
Where fertilization occurs
X-ray test performed between days 5 - 11
Hormone secreted by the pituitary to tell a follicle to develop
Another name for the lining of the uterine cavity
What happens to LH just prior to ovulation
If impinging on uterine cavity, this should be removed prior to conception

Chapter 11 Endocrine System Pages 320-326 Crossword

Chapter 11 Endocrine System Pages 320-326 Crossword
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The main hormone secreted into the bloodstream by the thyroid gland
A thyroid hormone that affects the body’s growth and development, metabolism, body temperature, and heart rate.
A hormone that is produced in humans by the parafollicular cells of the thyroid gland
A condition in which the calcium level in your blood is above normal
Occurs when your thyroid gland produces too much of the hormone thyroxine
When the thyroid gland can't make enough thyroid hormone to keep the body running normally
An abnormal enlargement of your thyroid gland
Four tiny glands, located in the neck, that control the body's calcium levels
A hormone secreted by the parathyroid glands that is important in bone remodeling
Mediates the stress response through the production of mineralocorticoids and glucocorticoids
The principal site of the conversion of the amino acid tyrosine into epinephrine and norepinephrine
Mediates the stress response through the production of mineralocorticoids and glucocorticoids
A class of steroid hormones that are produced in the adrenal cortex of vertebrates
A class of corticosteroids, are produced in the adrenal cortex and influence salt and water balances
The main mineralocorticoid hormone, is a steroid hormone produced by the zona glomerulosa of the adrenal cortex in the adrenal gland
corticosteroids that bind to the glucocorticoid receptor
A steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal glands, affects your body respond to stress or danger. increase your body's metabolism of glucose.
A metabolic pathway that results in the generation of glucose from certain non-carbohydrate carbon substrates
The active sympathomimetic hormone from the adrenal medulla
A naturally occurring chemical in the body that acts as both a stress hormone and neurotransmitter

Hormones and Their Functions Crossword

Hormones and Their Functions Crossword
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Water Reabsorption
uterine contractions during labor and coitus; milk ejection
decreased blood glucose; coverts glucose to glycogen or fat for storage
breaks down glycogen to glucose to increase blood glucose
decrease blood calcium; mineral deposition
increases blood calcium; mineral resorption; stimulates kidneys to convert vitamin D to the active form, calcitriol
stimulates anterior pituitary to secrete GH
growth of skeletal muscles and long bones
stimulates anterior pituitary to secrete PRL. (1st)
stimulates anterior pituitary to secrete PRL. (2nd)
milk synthesis
Stimulates thyroid to secrete TH
Increase basal metabolic rate
stimulates anterior pituitary to secrete ACTH
stimulates adrenal cortex to secrete mineralocorticoids, glucocorticoids, or gonadocorticoids
sodiumand water reabsorption; potassium secretion
anti-inflammatory; increase blood glucose
similar to estrogens and testosterone; insignificant amounts produced with minimal effects
stimulates anterior pituitary to release FSH and LH
stimulates follicles in ovaries to cause oogenesis, ovulation and secretion of estrogens
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
Stimulates nurse cells in testes to secrete androgen-binding protein (ABP) and inhibin.
stimulates interstitial endocrine cells in testes to secrete testosterone
sexual maturation; spermatogenesis; development of secondary sex characteristics