Endocrine Reflexes: Types & Functions


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Which of the following is an example of a complex endocrine reflex?

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1. Which of the following is an example of a simple endocrine reflex?

2. What is the role of the insulin endocrine reflex in the body?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions will assess what you know about endocrine reflexes. Key topics include examples of a complex endocrine reflex and a simple endocrine reflex.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics will be covered on the quiz/worksheet:

  • The body's insulin endocrine reflex
  • Feedback inhibition
  • Main role of endocrine reflexes in the body

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of endocrine reflexes and how they're connected to the human body
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define feedback inhibition
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast a simple endocrine reflex and a complex endocrine reflex

Additional Learning

Learn more about the body's endocrine system with the lesson entitled Endocrine Reflexes: Types & Functions. These points will be covered:

  • Role of a simple endocrine reflex
  • Parathyroid glands
  • Hormones that move throughout our bodies