What are the 2 major elements of the endocrine system?
Glands and hormones
Cells and glands
Pancreas and hypothalamic glands
Testicles and ovaries
Imagine you have all state band tryouts. You are sweating, and short of breath. What system controls this action?
What are the messages sent by the endocrine system called and what sends them?
What does the endocrine system control?
All of these
Which of these is NOT a major gland?
What is the endocrine system's relation with the circulatory system?
Blood is given to the hormone like cells
Hormones rely on the bloodstream to bind to target cells
Both the hormone and the blood stream have oxygen in common
Glands and the heart are in close proximity
Which kinds of cells do the hormone bind to?
Those that request the hormone
Those with a receptor
Cells along the nervous system
Check all that apply for a steroid hormone.
Goes into the cell
Sets off a chain reaction
Binds to a gene in the nucleus
Produces chemical compounds
Makes gene produce mRNA that changes how the cell function
Binds to surface of the cell
The difference between a non steroid hormone and a steroid hormone is the non steroid hormone can't produce mRNA for the cells.
What hormones are produced by the pancreas? What is caused if there is not enough of a certain hormone?
Insulin, and glucose; obesity
Growth and nerve; depression
Glucagon and insulin; diabetes
Sweat and digestive hormone; cancer