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Also known as primary (?) insufficiency adrenal
Affects (?) out of 100 000 people one
Its a rare (?) disease hormonal
The (?) gland not functioning can cause this. Adrenal
A lot is caused by (?) Tuberculosis
The adrenal glands are located (?) the kidney Above
A symptom could be craving (?) salt
Another symptom could be fainting especially when (?) standing
To diagnose a gp will look for an (?) discoloration
If addison's is suspected they will take (?) tests blood
In the tests they will look or low levels of (?) glucose
Another test could be a (?) function test Thyroid
One way to treat it is to (?) the hormones the glands aren't making Replace
Another treatment is (?) Medication
(?) Can get addison's everyone

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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

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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

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Endocrine System Word Search

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adrenalin
adrenals
arteriosclerosis
Endocrine
Hormones
hypothalamus
Insulin
ovaries
pancreas
pineal gland
pituitary gland
testes
thymus
thyroid

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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

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Disorders of the Endocrine System Crossword

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a swelling of the neck resulting from enlargement of the thyroid gland. Goiter
is a disorder in which the adrenal gland releases too much of the hormone aldosterone into the blood. Hyperaldosteronism
an excess of glucose in the bloodstream, often associated with diabetes mellitus. Hyperglycemia
an abnormally high concentration of parathyroid hormone in the blood, resulting in weakening of the bones through loss of calcium. Hyperparathyroidism
premature sexual development Hypersecrete Androgen
Cushing's Disease Hypersecrete Cortical
causes bones and muscles to grow Hypersecretion growth
abnormally large stature, relatively normal body proportions. Hypersecrete growth
Graves’disease, exophthalmos. Hyperthyroidism
deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream. Hypoglycemia
Causes kidneys to reabsorb water into the blood, which decreases blood osmolarity. ADH
adrenal insufficiency, addison's disease. Hyposecrete Cortical
Pituitary Dwarfism. Hyposecrete growth
abnoral muscle contractions. Hypoparathyroidism
is a congenital condition associated with severe hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism C
swelling related to mucoid build up.( is the most severe form of hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism A
depression associated with late autumn and winter and thought to be caused by a lack of light. SAD
abnormal growth of hair on a person's face and body, especially on a woman. Steroid Abuse
this is a genetic disorder that makes XY fetuses insensitive (unresponsive) to androgens (male hormones). Testicular Feminiza

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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

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Endocrine System Worksheet Word Search

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Thyroid
Tetany
Teste
Sterility
Sleep
Reproduction
Prolactin
Pituitary
Pineal
Parathyroid
Pancreas
Oxytocin
Ovary
Mood
Metabolism
Melatonin
Hypothalamus
Hypothyroidism
Hormones
Growth
Goiter
Gland
Estrogen
Endocrine
Dwarfism
Diabetes
Calcitonin
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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

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Health and Wellness Crossword

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Combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being Health
A very small parasitic bacterium, like a virus, requires the biochemical mechanisms of another cell in order to reproduce Chlamydia
A veneral disease involving inflammatory discharge from the urethra or vagina Gonorrhea
A substance that provides nourishment essential for growth and the maintenance of life Nutrient
A chronic bacterial disease that is contracted chiefly by infection during sexual intercourse, but also congenitally by infection of a developing fetus Syphilis
A band or bundle of fibrous tissue in a human or animal body that has the ability to contract, producing movement in or maintaining the position of parts of the body Muscle
The process of providing or obtaining the food necessary for health and growth Nutrition
A mineral important in building and maintaining bones, and for muscle and nerve function Calcium
A unit of energy in food Calorie
The state or condition of being in good physical and mental health Wellness
Excessive or extra weight Overweight
The scientific study of the human mind and its functions Psychology
Food that can be prepared quickly and easily and is sold in restaurants and snack bars as a quick meal or to be taken out Fast Food
The condition of being grossly fat or overweight Obesity
Wheat or any other cultivated cereal crop used as food Grain
A measure of body weight relative to height Body Mass Index
A condition that causes pain in muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons Fibromyalgia
A nutritional diagram Food Pyramid
Found only in plant foods Fiber
A hormone that is released from the adrenal glands in response to stress that facilitates fat storage and has a catabolic affect on muscle and connective tissue Cortisol
A fat-like substance that is made by the body and is found naturally in animal foods such as meat, fish, poultry, eggs, and dairy products Cholesterol
A form of vitamin A found naturally in yellow/orange vegetables and fruits Beta Carotene
Personal habits or behaviors related to the way a person lives Lifestyle Factors
High blood pressure Hypertension
A major source of energy in the diet. They are found naturally in foods such as breads, cereals, fruits, vegetables, and milk and dairy products Carbohydrate

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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

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