Epinephrine and norepinephrine
Catecholamines
Cells of islets of langerhans of the pancreas that secrete the hormone insulin
Beta cells
Temporary endocrine gland formed from an ovarian follicle that has released an ovum
Corpus luteum
Conversion of glucose to glycogen to be stored as potential energy
Glycogenesis
Conversion of stored glycogen to glucose to be sued for energy production
Glycogenlysis
High blood calcium level
Hypercalcemia
High blood glucose level
Hyperglycemia
Low blood calcium level
Hypocalcemia
Low blood glucose level
Hypoglycemia
Pituitary gland
Hypophysis
The organ in which a hormone exerts its specific effects
Target organ
Hypersecretion of growth hormone in adults, resulting in excessive growth of bones of the face, hands, and feet
Acromegaly
Hyposecretion
Addison's disease
Hyposecretion
Cretinism
Hyposecretion of insulin
Diabetes Mellitus
Enlargement of thyroid gland
Goiter
Hypersecretion of thyroxine
Grave's disease
Metabolic acidosis
Ketoacidosis
Hyposecretion of thyroxine in adult
Myxedema
Abnormally small
Dwarfism
Hormone
Thyroxine
Decrees in secretion
Hyposecretion
Increase in secretion
Hypersecretion
Drowsiness
Lethargy
All reactions within the body
Metabolism
Monosaccharide
Glucose
Polysaccharide
Glycogen
H
Epinephrine