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It is released from the anterior pituitary gland, and aims to stimulate growth in all tissues of the body growth hormone
the cells responsible for releasing growth hormone somatotrophs
where is growth hormone releasing hormone released from? hypothalamus
growth hormone stimulates the secretion of this hormone from the liver and other tissues. insulin-like growth factor 1
this hormone exerts inhibitory effects on growth hormone somatostatin
the manner by which growth hormone is secreted pulsatile
the hormone which stimulates growth hormone release growth hormone releasing hormone
non-homeostatic state in which growth hormone secretion is inhibited hyperglycaemia
phase of growth that is largely dependent on substrates infantile
the main assessment/measure use to evaluate growth growth velocity
what can be defined as a height more than two standard deviations below the mean for age and sex short stature
what can be defined as a height greater than the 97th percentile tall stature
a factor concerning short stature, whereby the foetus does not grow as expected, resulting in low birth weight/clinical features of malnutrition Intrauterine growth restriction
the most common cause for abnormal stature (ie. tall or short) familial inheritance

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

Hormones and Endocrine System Crossword

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molecule secreted into the extracellular fluid hormone
, chemical signaling by hormones is the function of the endocrine system
major communication and control system nervous system
, ductless organs with endocrine cells endocrine glands
secreted molecules that act over short distances to reach their target cells by diffusion local regulators
targets lie near secreting cell paracrine
secreted molecules act on the secreting cell itself autocrine
secreted by neurons nerotransmitters
specialized neurons secrete molecules that diffuse from nerve cell endings neurohormones
chemicals released into external environment pheromones
series of changes in cellular proteins that converts the signal into a response signal transduction
released in a stressful situation epinephrine
polypeptide local regulator in immune responses cytokines
stimulate cell proliferation and differentiation growth factors
nitrogen and double-bonded oxygen nitric oxide
modified fatty acids prostaglandins
gland located behind the stomach pancreas
response reduces the initial stimulus negative feedback
triggers uptake of glucose from the blood insulin
promotes release of glucose into the blood glucagon
scattered throughout the pancreas islets of Langerhans
caused by deficiency of insulin diabetes mellitus
released by the prothoracic glands ecdysone

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 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 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 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

Menstrual Cycle Crossword

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

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

Endocrine Glands Crossword

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approximately the size of a pea and located at the case of the brain. pituitary gland
produces and secretes the following hormones: adenohypophysis
regulates the growth of the body growth hormone
stimulates the adrenal cortex adrenocorticotropic
stimulates the thyroid gland thyroid-stimulating
affect the male and female reproductive systems gonadotropic hormones
regulate development, growth, and function of the ovaries and testes follicle-stimulating
promotes development of glandular tissue during pregnancy and produces milk after birth of an infant prolactin-releasing
stores and releases antidiuretic hormone and oxytocin neurohypophysis
stimulates the kidney to reabsorb water antidiuretic hormone
stimulates uterine contractions during labor and postpartum oxytocin
located superior to the pituitary gland in the brain. hypothalamus
largest endocrine gland. thyroid gland
our small bodies embedded in the posterior aspect of the lobes of the thyroid gland parathyroid glands
lusters of endocrine tissue found throughout the pancreas, made up of different cell types that secrete various hormones, including insulin and glucagon islets of Langerhans
aired glands, one of which is located above each kidney suprarenals
secreted by the adrenal cortex cortisol
secreted by the adrenal cortex aldosterone