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Endocrine System Basics - Summary
Check your understanding of the overall endocrine system as well as specific hormones and glands by answering short questions posed on this flashcard set. You will be tested on definitions, descriptions and detailed explanations of functions to help you get a full understanding of how much you know about this topic. Using these flashcards will allow you to determine how much you know about the following:
- The hormones secreted by the pituitary gland
- Names of specific sex hormones
- Endocrine system terms and functions
- What steroid hormones are
How They Work
The use of these flashcards are helpful when you are trying to memorize certain terms and explain specific structures of the endocrine system you would need to know for any basic anatomy class.
- Open a flashcard set for the topic you're studying.
- Identify the image, word, name or event on the flashcard.
- Click the button to flip the card and view the answer.
- Select whether you got it right or missed it to keep track of your progress.
- Click the Next arrow to proceed through the flashcard set.
- Review the cards you missed or shuffle all cards back in and go through them again.
Anterior Pituitary Hormones List & Flashcards
You can review the hormones produced by the anterior pituitary gland by accessing this set of flashcards. Go over the functions of these hormones and mnemonics that can help you remember them.
Endocrine System Flashcards
In this flashcard set, you'll be able to practice your knowledge of the endocrine system. We'll go over the important endocrine glands, their hormones, and their functions.
Pituitary Hormones List & Flashcards
Use these flashcards to study the hormones produced by the anterior and posterior parts of the pituitary gland. Review what these hormones affect and where they function in your body.
Sex Hormones List & Flashcards
Focus on reviewing the sex hormones found in the human body by checking out this set of flashcards. Review the organs that produce these hormones and their effects on human reproduction.
Steroid Hormone List & Flashcards
Use this set of flashcards to get familiar with the steroid hormones produced by the human body. Focus on the organs that secrete these substances as well as their functions.
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