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Endocrine System

Endocrine System Terms & Definitions

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4 Parathyroid hormone.
8 The 'cuddle hormone'.
9 Adrenal region that secretes epinephrine and norepinephrine.
11 Maintenance of a relatively constant internal environment.
12 Hormone that acts on the adrenal cortex.
14 Alternate name for the pituitary gland.
15 Hormone secreted by pineal gland.
16 Direct _____ activation is a mechanism of hormone action.
17 Disorder caused by excess GH secretion in adulthood.
18 Hypothalamo-hypophyseal ____ .
19 Hormone that decreases blood calcium level.
21 Middle word of ADH.
23 Peptide hormones act via the _______ messenger system.
1 Most hormonal control is by this feedback mechanism.
2 Secretes insulin and glucagon.
3 Facial swelling caused by hypothyroidism.
4 Stimulates productin by the mammary glands.
5 Caused by chronic overstimulation by TSH
6 Adrenal gland is located on top of this organ.
7 Hormone type derived from cholesterol.
10 Melanocyte stimulating hormone.
11 Produces two hormones that are stored in the posterior pituitary.
13 A stimulus caused by a substance in the blood or body fluid.
20 Mineral required for T3 and T4 synthesis.
22 Gland located anterior to the trachea.
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