Comp 5 ch 33 Flashcards


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1

Which gland or organ secretes growth hormone and adrenocorticotropic hormone?

anterior pituitary

2

The __________ gland secretes the hormone calcitonin.

thyroid gland

3

Antidiuretic hormone and oxytocin are released by the __________.

posterior pituitary gland

4

Which gland or organ secretes epinephrine and aldosterone?

Adrenal

5

Which hormone stimulates the body to retain sodium and water and is important for maintaining blood pressure?

Aldosterone

6

A high glucose level due to the inadequate secretion of insulin is __________.

Diabetes Mellitus

7

*A(n) ______________ is a chemical secreted by a cell that affects the functions of other cells.

*hormone

8

Which of these hormones decreases blood sugar?

Insulin

9

Which hormone increases blood sugar?

glucagon

10

The __________ gland secretes the hormone calcitonin.

thyroid