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Endocrinology - Part 26
Endocrinology is defined as the study of how chemical messenger molecules, referred to as hormones, influence physiological processes. By definition, a hormone is a signaling molecule that is released into the bloodstream, where the hormone can then travel to distant target cells and tissues within the body. Along with the nervous system, the hormones of the endocrine system provide an important means by which information travels within the body. Test your basic knowledge of the endocrine system by taking this simple quiz.
(1)   Based on chemical structure, most known human hormones fall in this class of hormones:
(2)   Based on chemical structure, testosterone belongs to this class of hormones:
(3)   Based on chemical structure, prolactin belongs to this class of hormones:
(4)   Based on chemical structure, Vitamin D belongs to this class of hormones:
(5)   Based on chemical structure, glucocorticoids belong to this class of hormones:
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Posted: Tuesday, March 1, 2016