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Chemical substances that are secreted by endocrine glands or specialized secretory cells into the blood or nearby tissues to act on those tissues and affect its function. Hormones
the way in which one acts or conducts oneself, especially toward others. Behavior
Promotes sperm production and male secondary sexual characteristics. Promotes sexual motivation and behavior, typically by being converted to estradiol Testosterone
Regulates sexual motivation and performance in females and males. It also plays a role in behavior. Estrogen (Estradiol)
Stimulates milk letdown and uterine contractions during birth; also linked to social bonding and behavior Oxytocin
Increases water reabsorption in the kidney and affects learning and memory.. Vasopressin
This has many actions towards reproduction, water balance, and behavior associated with parental care. Prolactin
Increases oxidation rates in tissue and affects neural development Thyroxine
the investigation between the mind and the body, in which hormones are heavily involved. Endocrinology
Produces a large amount of hormones that perform functions in response to the functions signaled by the hypothalamic neurons and the hypothalamus and pituitary gland are connected. The pituitary gland
“A hormone that is present in both men and women, while men have higher levels of testosterone and women have higher levels of progesterone.” Cortisol

The Endocrine Glands and Their Hormone Crossword

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Endocrine System Bingo

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Endocrine System
Hormones
Glands
Thyroid
Adrenal Gland
testes
ovaries
pancreas
parathyroid
thymus
pituitary gland
adrenal cortex
adrenal medulla
parathormone (pth)
testosterone
thalamus
Epinephrine (Adrenaline)
Estradiol (Estrogen)
hypothalamus
insulin
endocrine system
melatonin
Endocrinology
glucagon

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Motivation and Emotion Crossword

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A need or desire that energizes and directs behavior Motivation
A complex, unlearned behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a species Instinct
The idea that a physiological need creates an aroused tension state (a drive) that motivates an organism to satisfy the need Drive reduction theory
A tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal state; the regulation of any aspect of body chemistry, such as blood glucose, around a particular level Homeostasis
A positive or negative environmental stimulus that motivates behavior Incentive
The principle that performance increases with arousal only up to a point, beyond which performance decreases Yerkes Dodson Law
Maslow's pyramid of human needs, beginning at the base with physiological needs that must first be satisfied before higher level safety needs and then psychological needs become active Hierarchy of needs
The form of sugar that circulates in the blood and provides the major source of energy for body tissues. When it's level is low, we feel hunger Glucose
The point at which an individual's "weight thermostat" is supposedly set. When the body falls below this weight, an increase in hunger and a lowered metabolic rate may act to restore the lost weight Set point
The body's resting rate of energy expenditure Basal Metabolic rate
The four stages of sexual responding described by Masters and Johnson-excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution Sexual Response Cycle
A resting period after orgasm, during which a man cannot achieve another orgasm Refractory Period
A problem that consistently impairs sexual arousal or functioning Sexual Dysfunction
Sex hormones, such as estradiol, secreted in greater amounts by females than by males and contributing to female sex characteristics Estrogens
The most important of the male sex hormones Testosterone
A response of the whole organism, involving physical arousal, expressive behaviors, and conscious experience Emotion
The theory that our experience of emotion is our awareness of our physiological responses to emotion arousing stimuli James Lange Theory
The theory that an emotion arousing stimulus simultaneously triggers physiological responses and the subjective experience of emotion Cannon Bard Theory
The Schachter-Singer theory that to experience emotion one must be physically aroused and cognitively label the arousal Two Factor Theory
A machine, commonly used in attempts to detect lies, that measures several of the physiological responses (such as perspiration and cardiovascular and breathing changes) accompanying emotion Polygraph
The tendency of facial muscle states to trigger corresponding feelings such as fear, anger, or happiness Facial Feedback Effect
A sub field of psychology that provides psychology's contribution to behavioral medicine Health Psychology
The process by which we perceive and respond to certain events, called stressors, that we appraise as threatening or challenging Stress
Selye's concept of the body's adaptive response to stress in three phases-alarm,resistance, exhaustion General Adaptation Syndrome
Under stress, people (especially women) often provide support to others (tend) and bond with and seek support from others (befriend). Tend and Befriend Response
Literally, "mind-body" illness; any stress-related physical illness, such as hypertension and some headaches Psychophysiological Illness
The two types of white blood cells that are part of the body's immune system Lymphocytes

The Endocrine Glands and Their Hormones Crossword

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Description

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

Sex, Gender, & Sexuality Crossword

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Sex characteristics: ovaries, testes, and external genitalia primary
Our sense of being male, female, or some combination of the two genderidentity
The biologically influenced characteristics by which people define males and females sex
Chromosome found in both males and females. Females have two xchromosome
Sex hormones contributing to female sex characteristics estrogens
An umbrella term describing people whose gender identity or expression differs from that associated with their birth sex transgender
Distress due to infrequently or never experiencing orgasm femaleorgasmicdisorder
The socially influenced characteristics by which people define men and women gender
The period of sexual maturation when a person becomes capable of reproducing puberty
First ejaculation; often occurs during sleep ("wet dream") spermarche
life-threatening, STI caused by HIV. Depletes the immune system, leaving the person vulnerable to infections AIDS
Set of expected behaviors, attitudes, and traits for males or females genderrole
Resting period after orgasm, during which a man cannot achieve another orgasm refractoryperiod
The acquisition of a traditional masculine or feminine role gendertyping
Sex characteristics: nonreproductive sexual traits, such as female breasts and hips, male voice quality, and body hair secondary
Sexual arousal from fantasies, behaviors, or urges involving nonhuman objects, the suffering of self or others, and or nonconsenting persons paraphilias
Displaying both traditional masculine and feminine psychological characteristics androgyny
Inability to develop or maintain an erection erectiledisorder
An act of aggression (physical or verbal) intended to harm a person's relationship or social standing relationalaggression
Culturally modeled guide for how to act in various situations socialscript
Most important male sex hormone. Found in both males and females. Stimulates growth of male sex organs and development during puberty. testosterone
Set of expectations (norms) about social position, defining how those in the position out to behave role
Having no sexual attraction to others asexual
First menstrual period menarche
Problem that consistently impairs sexual arousal or functioning sexualdysfunction
Chromosome found only in males ychromosome
Theory that we learn social behavior by observing and imitating and by being rewarded or punished sociallearning
Cycle of four stages of sexual responding: excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution sexualresponse
Disorder of sexual development; unusual development of sex chromosomes and anatomy Intersex
Any physical or verbal behavior intended to harm someone physically or emotionally aggression
an enduring sexual attraction toward member's of one's own sex (homosexual), the other sex (heterosexual), or both sexes (bisexual). sexualorientation