UNIT 3 Communication, Control, and Integration.

Chapter 25 Endocrine Regulation.

Chapter 26 Endocrine Glands.

Compose 400 words or more discussion to respond the following:

What is meant by the term target cells?

How are steroid hormones able to pass through the cell’s plasma membrane easily?

Name some of the different general types of Non steroid hormones. Give an example of each.

Name some ways in which hormones can work together to regulate a tissue.

Why are Prostaglandins (PGs ) sometimes called tissue hormones?

Why are PGs considered to be an important in Clinical application?

What are the two main divisions of the Pituitary Gland called?

Name three hormones produced by adenohypophysis, and give their main functions.

What is a tropic Hormone? A releasing hormone?

Name the two hormones of the neurohypophysis.

Where is the thyroid located?

How calcitonin and parathyroid hormone act together to regulate the homeostasis of blood calcium concentration?

Name some effects of Cortisol in the body.

Name two of the four principal hormones secreted by the pancreatic islets.

In what way do insulin and glucagon exert antagonistic influences on the concentration of Glucose in the blood?

What are the major hormones secreted by reproductive tissues (Gonads and placenta)?



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