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Ch 22: The Urinary & Endocrine Systems: Homework Help

About This Chapter

The Urinary and Endocrine Systems chapter of this Middle School Life Science Homework Help course helps students complete their urinary and endocrine systems homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your urinary and endocrine systems homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your urinary and endocrine systems homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Gross anatomy of the urinary system
  • Structure and function of liver and kidneys
  • Function of hormones
  • Symptoms of pituitary dysfunction
  • Types of thyroid disorders
  • Functions of the pancreas and adrenal gland
  • Symptoms and treatments for pancreas disorders

6 Lessons in Chapter 22: The Urinary & Endocrine Systems: Homework Help
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Gross Anatomy of the Urinary System

1. Gross Anatomy of the Urinary System

Our body must detoxify and cleanse itself to thrive. That is why we depend so heavily on our liver and urinary system. In this lesson, we'll explore how toxins are filtered by our organs and how urine is formed and expelled with the nephron, bladder, ureters, and urethra.

Hormones: Definition, Function & Intro to the Endocrine System

2. Hormones: Definition, Function & Intro to the Endocrine System

This lesson introduces the endocrine system and provides a brief overview of each endocrine gland. It also provides the definition of hormones and describes their general function inside the body.

Pituitary Dysfunction: Disorders and Symptoms

3. Pituitary Dysfunction: Disorders and Symptoms

The pituitary gland secretes hormones that affect growth, reproductive ability, and water retention. If there is a hypo- or hyper-secretion of these hormones, the result can be a number of conditions, including pituitary dwarfism, gigantism, acromegaly, sterility, or diabetes insipidus.

Thyroid Disorders: Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism & Thyroidectomy

4. Thyroid Disorders: Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism & Thyroidectomy

The thyroid gland produces hormones that help set your metabolic rate. This lesson will discuss conditions of the thyroid gland, including hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism, and their related symptoms.

Disorders of the Pancreas: Types, Symptoms & Treatments

5. Disorders of the Pancreas: Types, Symptoms & Treatments

The pancreas produces insulin. If the pancreas is incapable of producing insulin or cells do not respond to this hormone, then a person can develop diabetes mellitus. In this lesson, you will learn about diabetes and how it relates to the pancreas.

Hypothalamus: Function, Role & Definition

6. Hypothalamus: Function, Role & Definition

This lesson describes the hypothalamus as it relates to the endocrine system. It will examine the anatomic features of the hypothalamus and how it uses the pituitary gland to communicate with the rest of the body. A short quiz will follow.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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