Endocrinology 1.0

  1. 1. If an animal hasn’t eaten in a while its blood glucose levels will be low. This signals the pancreas to release ___.
  2. 3. Parathyroid hormone increases blood concentration of calcium and decreases blood phosphate. It does so by acting on the kidney and ___.
  3. 5. This is released from the pancreatic beta cells during cleavage of insulin from proinsulin.
  4. 7. This is a polypeptide hormone that is responsible for lactation and breast development.
  5. 9. This hormone is decreased in women who go through menopause.
  6. 11. These are chemicals that coordinate different functions in your body by carrying messages through your blood to your organs, skin, muscles and other tissues.
  7. 12. This organization is a sub-specialty society of the Philippine College of Physicians established in 1962 for the advancement of the field of Endocrinology in the Philippines.
  1. 2. This is a disease of decreased bone strength that can increase the risk of fractures.
  2. 4. The ___ cells of the pancreas produce the hormone insulin.
  3. 6. This is an acronym for a 5-point scoring system for thyroid nodules on ultrasound, developed by the American College of Radiology.
  4. 8. ___ feedback is when a rising blood concentration of a given hormone causes a biological response that prevents further release of that hormone
  5. 10. Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) targets cells of the adrenal __ on the outer region of the adrenal gland.