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Disorders of the Endocrine System

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Hyperthyroidism is a condition where _____ is produced, while hypothyroidism is a condition where _____ is produced.

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1. Your endocrine system is responsible for what major function(s)?

2. Your pancreas produces which hormone?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet centers around questions about the endocrine system and potential problems that can develop within it. Questions also touch on related functions and anatomy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz/worksheet you'll be challenged with questions involving:

  • Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism
  • What the endocrine system is responsible for
  • Hormone produced by the pancreas
  • Turner syndrome
  • Endocrine gland tumors

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately describe Turner syndrome
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding functions of the endocrine system as well as endocrine gland tumors and the hormone produced by the pancreas

Additional Learning

To learn more about the endocrine system, you can review the accompanying lesson titled Disorders of the Endocrine System. This lesson can help you achieve the following objectives:

  • Know the eight major glands that the endocrine system is composed of
  • Familiarize yourself with the conditions of gigantism, dwarfism, diabetes, and Klinefelter syndrome
  • Learn about the function of insulin
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