What is the system comprised of a series of organs that each produce a hormone?
A chemical messenger that is carried by the bloodstream is called:
Which gland secrets melatonin?
Name the two parts of the pituitary
anterior lobe & posterior lobe
Name the hormones produced by the anterior lobe of the pituitary
ACTH, TSH, Growth, Prolactin, Gonadotropins (All The Greats Play Golf)
What runs through the infundibulum?
Axons that run from the hypothalamus to the pituitary
What produces the hormones oxytocin and antidiuretic (vasopressin)?
The posterior lobe of the pituitary
Name the two gonadotropin hormones produced by the anterior lobe of the pituitary.
FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) and luteinizing hormone
What gland produces thyroxine, triiodathyronine and calcitonin?
What hormone does the stomach produce?
What part of the adrenal gland produces cortisol and aldosterone?
the adrenal cortex
What hormones are produced by the medulla of the adrenal gland?
Epinephrine and norepinephrine
What hormones do the ovaries produce?
Estrogen and progesterone
What hormone does the testes produce?
What gland produces releasing and inhibiting hormones?
What hormone does the parathyroid produce?
Parathyroid hormone :)
Which endocrine glands are considered "primary"?
Pineal, hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal
Can the heart be considered an endocrine gland?
Yes, it produces atrial natriuretic homrone
Bonus: where is the pituitary located in the body (be specific)?
In the hypophyseal fossa of the sella turcic on the sphenoid bone!