Endocrine System Review and Wordsearch


1. Gland in the brain that is the control center for all regulatory activities of the body: ___________________
2. Condition in which levels of thyroid hormones in the blood are very low: _________________________
3. Helps regulate when you sleep at night and when you wake in the morning ___________________________
4. Master gland, makes hormones that control several other endocrine glands _________________________
5. Hormone that reproductive glands produce for females: _________________________________

6. Two hormones produces by the pancreas are glucagon and _____________________________
7. Gland produces hormones that control the rate at which cells produce energy _________________________
8. 4 tiny glands that function together that release hormones that regulates calcium levels: _______thyroid
9. General name given to hormones banned in most sports organizations ___________________
10. The inner part of the adrenal gland: _____________________________

11. Hormone that reproductive glands produce for males: ________________________________
12. Gland that produces melatonin: __________________________ body.
13. Causes milk production in nursing mothers and contractions during childbirth: ________________________
14. Increases blood pressure and heart rate when the body experiences stress: _________________________
15. Helps regulate calcium in the bones: _____________________________

16. Adrenal glands are located above this major organ: ___________________________
17. Disease caused by a failure of the body to produce insulin: _______________________________
18. Produced in the adrenal cortex, keeps blood glucose levels stable: ___________________________
19. Contains cells called the Islets of Langerhans: ________________________________
20. Collection of glands that secret chemicals that maintain homeostasis: _____________________ system

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