- Adrenal, Pancreas, Thyroid and Pituitary
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’.
Give technical terms for Group of hormones which influence other endocrine glands to produce hormones
Match the items given in Column A with the most appropriate ones in Column B and rewrite the correct matching pairs
|Column A||Column B|
|1||Cretinism||a||Hypersecretion of the adrenal cortex|
|2||Diabetes insipidus||b||Hyposecretion of Thyroxine|
|3||Exophthalmic Goitre||c||Hyposecretion of growth hormone|
|4||Adrenal virilism||d||Hyposecretion of Vasopressin|
|5||Dwarfism||e||Hyposecretion of the adrenal cortex|
|f||Hypersecretion of Growth hormone|
|g||Hypersecretion of thyroxine|
Cretinism and Myxoedema are due to
A. Hypersecretion of thyroxin
B. Hypersecretion of growth hormone
C. Hyposecretion of thyroxin
D. Hyposecretion of growth hormone
Differentiate between the following pairs on the basis of what is indicated in the brackets.
Testosterone and Oestrogen [organ which secrets]
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.