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1

Chemical messenger produced in one part of the body that controls the activity of other parts: ______.

Hormone

2

Which of the following are complications associated with diabetes mellitus?
• Blindness
• Loss of limbs
• Stroke
• Kidney failure
• Goiter
• Myxedema

• Blindness
• Loss of limbs
• Stroke
• Kidney failure

3

Which of these is controlled by the nervous system but not the endocrine system?
• Contraction of the muscles that permit urination
• ADH regulating water balance in the blood
• Calcitonin regulating blood calcium levels
• Growth factors promoting blood cell formation

• Contraction of the muscles that permit urination

4

Epinephrine is what type of hormone?

Peptide

5

Prostaglandins are ______ hormones.

Local

6

When ______ is present in the bloodstream the liver breaks down glycogen into glucose.

Glucagon

7

What occurs when insulin is secreted from the pancreas into the bloodstream?

1. Cells are stimulated to take up glucose
2. Glucose is stored as glycogen in the liver

8

Chemical messenger that influences the behavior of other individuals: ______.

Pheromones

9

The test that involves giving a patient 100 g of glucose and then measuring blood glucose levels at intervals to diagnose diabetes is called the oral ______ ______ test.

Glucose tolerance