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1

What is the endocrine system?

A system of glands that produce and secrete hormones.

2

Hormones most commonly affect what 5 health patterns?

Nutritional/metabolic, activity/exercise, elimination, sleep/rest, sexuality/reproduction

3

How do hormones know when to stop releasing their hormones?

It's a negative feedback loop!

4

Hypothalamus - what hormones are here?

Corticotropin-releasing hormone.
Thyroptropin-releasing hormone.
Gonadotropin-releasing hormones.
Growth Hormone-releasing hormone
Growth Hormone-inhibiting hormone
Prolactin-inhibiting hormone
Melanocyte-inhibiting hormone.

5

What hormones are in the anterior pituitary?

Thyroid-stimulating hormone.
Adrenocotropic hormone.
Luteinizing hormone.
Follicle-stimulating hormone.
Prolactin.
Growth Hormone.
Melanocyte-stimulating hormone.

6

What hormone are part of the posterior pituitary?

ADH, Oxytocin

7

The thyroid - what does it have?

T3, T4, Calcitonin

8

What does the parathyroid have?

Parathyroid Hormone

9

What do the adrenals have?

Cortisol, Aldosterone, NE/E

10

What does the pancreas have?

Insulin, Glucagon, Somatostatin

11

What do the gonads have?

Estrogen, Progesterone, Testosterone