- Chapter 11.1: Define hormone and target cell. (p. 292)
- Chapter 11.2: Contrast endocrine glands and exocrine glands. (p. 292)
- Chapter 11.3: Compare and contrastthe nervous and endocrine systems. (p. 292)
- Chapter 11.4: Explain the specificity of a hormone for its target cell. (p. 293)
- Chapter 11.5: Functions of hormones include which of the following?(p. 293) a. Co...
- Chapter 11.6: List the steps of steroid hormone action. (p. 294)
- Chapter 11.7: Listthe stepsin the action of most nonsteroid hormones. (p. 294)
- Chapter 11.8: Explain how prostaglandins are similar to hormones and how they are...
- Chapter 11.9: Draw diagrams of the three mechanisms by which hormone secretion is...
- Chapter 11.10: Describe the location and structure ofthe pituitary gland. (p. 297)
- Chapter 11.11: Explain the two ways in which the brain controls pituitary gland ac...
- Chapter 11.12: Releasing hormones come from which one ofthe following? (p. 297) a....
- Chapter 11.13: List the hormones secreted by the anterior pituitary. (p. 297)
- Chapter 11.14: Match the following hormones with their actions. More than one horm...
- Chapter 11.15: Describe the control of growth hormone secretion. (p. 298)
- Chapter 11.16: Prolactin does which of the following?(p. 298) a. Stimulates breast...
- Chapter 11.17: Diagram the control of thyroid hormone secretion. (p. 298)
- Chapter 11.18: Describe the anatomical differences between the anterior and poster...
- Chapter 11.19: Describe the functions of the posterior pituitary hormones. (p. 300)
- Chapter 11.20: Under which of the following conditions would you expect an increas...
- Chapter 11.21: Describe the location and structure of the thyroid gland. (p. 301)
- Chapter 11.22: Match the hormones from the thyroid gland with their descriptions. ...
- Chapter 11.23: List the source of control for each thyroid hormone. (p. 301)
- Chapter 11.24: Describe the location and structure of the parathyroid glands. (p. ...
- Chapter 11.25: Explain the general function of parathyroid hormone. (p. 303)
- Chapter 11.26: Draw a diagram that shows how the secretion of parathyroid hormone ...
- Chapter 11.27: Distinguish between the adrenal medulla and the adrenal cortex. (p....
- Chapter 11.28: Match the adrenal hormones with their source and actions. (pp. 3043...
- Chapter 11.29: Draw a diagram illustrating the regulation of cortisolsecretion. (p...
- Chapter 11.30: Describe the location and structure of the pancreas. (p. 307)
- Chapter 11.31: List the hormones secreted by the pancreatic islets, the type of ce...
- Chapter 11.32: Draw a diagram that shows how the secretion of pancreatic hormones ...
- Chapter 11.33: Describe the location and general function of the pineal gland. (p....
- Chapter 11.34: Describe the location and general function of the thymus. (p. 309)
- Chapter 11.35: Name five additional hormone-secreting organs. (p. 310)
- Chapter 11.36: Define stress. (p. 311)
- Chapter 11.37: List the similarities and differences between the short-term alarm ...
Solutions for Chapter Chapter 11: Endocrine System
Full solutions for Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology | 11th Edition
A sandbar that completely crosses a bay, sealing it off from the open ocean.
The total mass of a defined organism or group of organisms in a particular area or ecosystem.
A stream consisting of numerous intertwining channels.
A wide gap in the ring system of Saturn between the A ring and the B ring.
The mean temperature for a day that is determined by averaging the 24 hourly readings or, more commonly, by averaging the maximum and minimum temperatures for a day.
The name for all the sciences that collectively seek to understand Earth. It includes geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy.
The incorporation and transportation of material by a mobile agent, such as water, wind, or ice.
Relates the distance to a galaxy and its velocity.
A fossil that is associated with a particular span of geologic time.
A galaxy that lacks symmetry.
See Volcanic island arc.
A sensitive instrument used to measure the intensity of Earth’s magnetic field at various points.
Mineral groups that lack silicas in their structures and account for less than 10 percent of Earth’s crust.
An epoch of the Quaternary period beginning about 1.8 million years ago and ending about 10,000 years ago. Best known as a time of extensive continental glaciation.
A region of Earth’s crust along which divergence is taking place.
A mechanism that contributes to plate motion in which cool, dense oceanic crust sinks into the mantle and “pulls” the trailing lithosphere along.
A flattened, rotating galaxy with pinwheel-like arms of interstellar material and young stars winding out from its nucleus.
See Divergent boundary.
A downslope movement of dense, sediment-laden water created when sand and mud on the continental shelf and slope are dislodged and thrown into suspension.