Ch. 16 - The Endocrine SystemWorksheetSee all chapters
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Ch. 1 - Introduction to Physiology
Ch. 2 - Molecules and Molecular Interactions
Ch. 3 - Cells and Tissues
Ch. 4 - Cell Metabolism: Bioenergetics, Enzymes, and Respiration
Ch. 5 - Membrane Dynamics
Ch. 6 - Cell Communication
Ch. 7 - Integumentary System
Ch. 8 - Bone and Cartilage
Ch. 9 - Skeletal System
Ch. 10 - Joints
Ch. 11 - Muscles
Ch. 12 - The Nervous System I: Neurons and Neuronal Networks
Ch. 13 - The Nervous System II: The Central Nervous System
Ch. 14 - The Autonomic Nervous System
Ch. 15 - Sensory Physiology
Ch. 16 - The Endocrine System
Ch. 17 - Cardiovascular Physiology I: The Heart
Ch. 18 - Cardiovascular Physiology II: Blood, Blood Vessels, Circulation, and Exchange
Ch. 19 - The Urinary System
Ch. 20 - Respiratory Physiology
Ch. 21 - Acid-Base Balance-- Controlling Blood pH
Ch. 22 - Introduction to the Immune System
Ch. 23 The Lymphatic System
Ch. 23 - The Digestive System
Ch. 24 - Regulation of Metabolism and Energy Balance
Ch. 25 - Human Sexual Reproduction and Development
Sections
Basics of Hormone Function
Hormone Classification and Mechanism of Action
The Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland
The Adrenal Glands
The Endocrine Pancreas
The Thyroid Gland
The Parathyroid Gland
Pituitary Gland Anatomy
Thyroid Gland Anatomy
Adrenal Gland Anatomy
Pineal Gland Anatomy
Parathyroid Gland Anatomy
Thymus Anatomy

Concept #1: Hypothalamus and Pituitary Anatomy

Concept #2: The Posterior Pituitary and Neurohormone Secretion

Concept #3: The Anterior Pituitary and the Hypothalamo-Hypophyseal Portal System

Concept #4: The Anterior Pituitary Hormones and Their Releasing Hormones

Practice: You have been shrunk down and are traveling through a human body in a tiny submarine. You find yourself in a blood vessel in the infundibulum. Which of the following correctly identifies your probable location? (Choose all that apply.)

Practice: You have been shrunk down and are traveling through a human body in a tiny submarine. You find yourself in a cell that secretes anti-diuretic hormone. Which of the following correctly identifies your probable location?

Practice: You have been shrunk down and are traveling through a human body in a tiny submarine. You find yourself in a cell that secretes adrenocorticotrophic hormone. Which of the following correctly identifies your probable location?

Practice: You have been shrunk down and are traveling through a human body in a tiny submarine. You find yourself in a cell that secretes gonadotrophin-releasing hormone. Which of the following correctly identifies your probable location?