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  1. The endocrine system includes all the glands of the body and the hormones produced by those glands.[Points: 1]
  2. Which of the following are among the many processes regulated by the actions of hormones: (mark all that are correct)[Points: 1]
  3. The nervous system provides a very fast and narrowly targeted system to turn on specific glands and muscles throughout the body.[Points: 1]
  4. Many of the hormones produced by the pituitary gland, such as TSH, ACTH, and FSH are tropic hormones.[Points: 1]
  5. Hormones are classified into 2 categories depending on their chemical make-up and solubility: water-soluble and lipid-soluble hormones. Insulin is?[Points: 1]
  6. The hypothalamus is a part of the brain located superior and anterior to the brain stem and inferior to the thalamus.[Points: 1]
  7. The pituitary gland, also known as the hypophysis, is in the brain.[Points: 1]
  8. The pituitary gland is actually made of 2 completely separate structures: the posterior and anterior pituitary glands.[Points: 1]
  9. The pineal is also in the brain.[Points: 1]
  10. The pineal gland produces the hormone melatonin that helps regulate our:[Points: 1]
  11. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck and wrapped around the lateral sides of the trachea.[Points: 1]
  12. The adrenal glands are a pair of roughly triangular glands found immediately superior to the:[Points: 1]
  13. The gonads—ovaries in females and testes in males—are responsible for producing the sex hormones of the body.[Points: 1]
  14. The ovaries are a pair of almond-shaped glands located in the pelvic body cavity lateral and superior to the uterus in females.[Points: 1]
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