Essays Tagged: "Thyroid-stimulating hormone"

Dépistage des maladies thyroïdiennes

TABLE DES MATIÈRESI. INTRODUCTION 1A. RÔLE PHYSIOLOGIQUE DES HORMONES THYROÏDIENNES 1B. BIOSYNTHÈSE DES HORMONES THYROÏDIENNES 1C. MÉTHOD ... rangées en forme de sacs, les cellules de la thyroïde sécrètent plusieurs hormones principalement la thyroxine et la calcitonine. En effet, la thyroïde assure la synth&e ... s et les entrepose dans le colloïde. Normalement, la thyroïde libère lentement ces hormones dans le système sanguin ou bien elle les met en réserve pour une durée ...

(7 pages) 25 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

A critical and in depth analysis of pituitary dwarfism!

ones that affect other glands and organs. The anterior pituitary produces six vital tropic hormones:Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH ...

(11 pages) 69 0 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Human Biology

ithin the blood. Levels of hormones secreted by the thyroid are controlled by the pituitary gland's thyroid-stimulating hormone or TSH, which in turn is controlled by the hypothalamus. Thyroid hormone ...

(19 pages) 292 0 4.8 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology


ecause the body is expecting a certain amount of thyroid hormone the pituitary will make additional thyroid-stimulating-hormone (TSH) in an attempt to entice the thyroid to produce more hormones. This ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Endocrine system Notes

release their products into the bloodstream. There products broadcast messaged throughout the body.Hormones are chemicals that travel through the bloodstream and affect the activities of other cells. ... They bind to specific chemical receptors on those cells. Cells that have receptors for a particular hormone are called target cells. If a cell doesn't have a particular receptor or receptors that don' ...

(8 pages) 121 1 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Homeostasis Concept -What is meant by this term, examples of how mechanisms achieve homeostasis, negative and positive feedback.

tance which stimulates its target organ the anterior pituitary gland to secrete thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). This reaches the thyroid gland via the blood and stimulates the release of thyroxine, ... of hunger is also homeostatic helping the organism maintain optimum levels of energy and nutrients. Hormones are released when changes in hunger are detected, and act on the satiety centre in the hypo ...

(4 pages) 78 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


s breathing problems or feeling very tired. Thyroid storm can lead to coma, heart failure, or death.thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) blood test is used to detect problems affecting the thyroid gland. ... ng.During and after treatment for hyperthyroidism, will have regular blood tests to check levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone, also have regular thyroid hormone tests to check levels of a hormone ca ...

(7 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


othyroidismHypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland fails to produce enough thyroid hormone. This gland is located in the lower part of the neck, below the Adam's apple. The gland wrap ... milar to a butterfly - formed by two wings (lobes) and attached by a middle part (isthmus). Thyroid hormones are necessary for normal metabolism, growth, and development. The main functions of thyroid ...

(5 pages) 25 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


Central Hypothyroidism: This is the result of insufficient stimulation of the thyroid gland by the thyroid-stimulating hormone, due to abnormalities, such as tumors, that interfere with the release o ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Aug/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology