Hormones

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The hormonal system works (slower/faster) than the nervous system
slower, but can cause responses in many parts of the body
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The 4 sex hormones are:
LH, FSH, Oestrogen and Testosterone
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An organ that is affected by specific organs is called a ...
Target organ
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what day(s) of the woman's menstrual cycle is the woman most fertile?
14-21
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How do hormone pills work as contraception?
They release hormones to prevent ovulation and thicken mucus at cervix
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Maintaining constant conditions in the body is called ....... (hint: constant=same)
homeostasis
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What insulin used for in the body? (clue: think about why people with type one diabetes inject insulin)
It causes the blood glucose concentration to fall
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The 4 sex hormones are:

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LH, FSH, Oestrogen and Testosterone

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An organ that is affected by specific organs is called a ...

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what day(s) of the woman's menstrual cycle is the woman most fertile?

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How do hormone pills work as contraception?

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