Hormones secreted by Adrenal gland: Cortical hormones and adrenaline.
The diagram given below represents the location and structure of an endocrine gland. Study the same and answer the questions that follow
(i) Name the endocrine gland shown in the diagram.
(ii) Name the secretion of the gland which regulates basal metabolism.
(iii) Name the mineral element required for the synthesis of the above mentioned hormone.
(iv) Name the disease caused due to undersecretion of the above mentioned hormone in children.
(v) Name the disease caused due to hypersecretion of the above mentioned hormone.
Gigantism and Acromegaly are due to :
A. Hyposecretion of Thyroxine
B. Hyposecretion of Growth hormone
C. Hypersecretion of Thyroxine
D. Hypersecretion of Growth hormone
Given below is the outline of the human body showing the important glands :
(i) Name the glands marked 1 to 4.
(ii) Name the hormone secreted by part 2. Give one important function of this hormone.
(iii) Name the endocrine part of the numbered 3.
(iv) Why is the part labelled I called the master gland? Which part of the forebrain controls the gland labelled I?
(v) Name the gland that secretes the ‘emergency hormone’.