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1
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ACTH controls secretion of which hormone

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Cortisol

2
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Which gland is located in the anterior portion of the neck (it has a butterfly shape)

A

Thyroid Gland

3
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What disorder is characterized by oversee creation of cortisol, usually caused by a pituitary tumor?

A

Cushing’s Disease

4
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This raises blood calcium

A

Parathyroid Hormone

5
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Which disorder is caused by an autoimmune attack on the thyroid hormones?

A

Hashiomoto’s Thyroiditis

6
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What condition is characterized by overproduction of thyroid hormones

A

Hyperthyroidism

7
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Which disorder is caused by an autoimmune attack on TSH receptors of the thyroid glands

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Grave’s Disease

8
Q

Which gland produces epinephrine and no epinephrine

A

Adrenal Glands

9
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What condition is characterized by a disease of thyroid hormones

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Hypothyroidism

10
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This is located in the upper part of the abdomen and is responsible for maintaining blood sugar levels

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Pancreas

11
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What hormone is secreted by the beta cells is the islet of Langerhans?

A

Insulin

12
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What are the two regions the adrenal glands are split into?

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Adrenal cortex and adrenal Cortex and Adrenal medulla

13
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What is controlled by hormones from the hypothalamus

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Anterior pituitary

14
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Which disorder is characterized by insufficient production of adrenocorticosteriods?

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Addison’s Disease

15
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Which disorder is caused by excess growth hormone from hyper function of the pituitary ?

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Gigantism

16
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A stimulus caused the creation of a product , which then negates the stimulus; this occurrence is the

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Negative Feedback

17
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Name the six of the nine major organs of the endocrine system

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Hypothalamus, Pituitary, Thyroid Gland, Parathyroid Gland , Pancreas, Ganads