Statistics for A Level Biology - Hormonal communication

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  • This quiz has been taken 35 times
  • The average score is 8 of 12

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DefinitionKeyword% Correct
The hormone, released from the pancreas, that causes blood glucose levels to go downInsulin
93%
A hormone released from the adrenal glands, which stimulates the body to prepare for fight or flightAdrenaline
86%
A hormone that causes an increase in blood glucose concentrationGlucagon
86%
Molecules that are released by endocrine glands directly into the bloodHormones
86%
One of a pair of glands lying above the kidneys, which release adrenalineAdrenal gland
79%
Cells found in the islets of Langerhans that secrete the hormone insulinBeta cells
71%
Unspecialised cells that have the potential to develop into any type of cellStem cells
68%
The inner layer of the adrenal glandAdrenal medulla
50%
A condition in which blood glucose concentrations cannot be controlled effectivelyDiabetes mellitus
50%
The outer layer of the adrenal galdnAdrenal cortex
46%
A communication system using hormones as signalling moleculesEndocrine system
39%
For non-steroid hormone, cells that possess a specific receptor on their plasma membraneTarget cells
18%

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