General Awareness :- Biology
1-Master gland in the body is Pituitary.It is pituitary gland that acts as a bridge between nervous and endocrine systems.Oxytocin and vasopressin are secreted by Pituitary.
2-The gland that is present close to trachea is Thyroid.
3-Islets of langerhans are present in Pancreas.
4-Diabetes mellitus is caused due to the deficiency of Insulin.
5-The hormone that helps in the implantation of embryo is Progesterone.
6-Band master of endocrine orchestra is the name given to Pituitary gland.
Pituitary gland located at the base of the brain
7-Hormones controlling secondary sexual characters are Oestrogen,Testosterone and Adrenalin.
8-Gland present in the duodenal loops is Pancreas.
9-Debility in muscles and tissuesa is caused by the excess secretion of Insulin.
10-Slowdown in general metabolism and darkening of the skin is due to the deficiency of Adrenalin.
11-Pancreas is called as mixed gland.
Anatomy of the Pancreas
12-The hormone that increases the rate of metabolism and temperature is Thyroxine.
13-Endocrine gland in association with Kidney is Adrenal.
14-Hormone secreting cells of Pancreas are Islets of langerhans.
14-The endocrine gland that is present in head is Pituitary.
15-Iodine is necessary for the production of Thyroxine.
16-Conversion of Glycogen to glucose is stimulated by Glucagon.
17-Calcium and phosphate levels in bones are regulated by Parathormone.
18-Deficiency of Parathormone results in Endorthritis.
19-Hormone concerned with calcium metabolism is Parathormone.
20-Number of lobes in pituitary gland is 3.
21-Control and co-ordination in animals is brought by Nervous and endocrine systems.
22-Substances that bring co-ordination between organs are called hormones.
23-Addison’s disease is caused due to the deficiency of Adrenalin.
24-Seed germination is delayed by Abscisic acid.
25-The medium of transport for hormones is blood.
26-The hormones secreted by Adrenal cortex are cortisol and aldosterine.
27-The defiency of Thyroxine causes cretinism in children.
28-The other name for Vasopressin is Antidiuretic.
29-The hormone that can induce labour pains in pregnant ladies is oxytocin.
30-The other name for endocrine glands is ductless glands.