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specialized homeostatic mechanism that regulates release of hormones

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second messenger hypothesis

explanation for hormone organ recognition

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Target organs

repond to a particular hormone

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Endocrine system

system that conrtols the checks and balances of the body similar to the nervous sytem but throuhg slower long lasting control

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hormones

chemical messengers secreted by endocrine glands

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Hypoglycemia

hypersecretion of insulin

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cortocoid

hormones secreted by the adrenal cortex

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gluconeogenesis

converts amino acids to glucose

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diabetes mellitus

hypersecretion os islands of langerhans

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Tropic hormone

hormone that stimulates another endocrine gland to grow and secrete its hormones

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Hypersecretion

production of too much hormone by a diseased gland

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hyposecretion

production of to little hormoen produced by a gland

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Prostaglandins

tissue hormones

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Adenohypophysis

anterior pituitary gland

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Neuropophysis

posterior pituitary gland

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Diabetes insipidus

hyposecretion of adh resulting large volumes of urine

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Aldoesterone

the main mineral cortocoids hormone

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Androgens

male sex hormones

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corpus luteum

secretes the femal sex hormones

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Cyclic amp

second messenger that sends signals inside a cell to regulate that cell's activity