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Hormone Function (all) Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Oxytocin
  2. Follicle Stimulating Hormone
  3. Amylin
  4. Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone
  5. Androstenedione
  1. a induces contraction of the uterine muscles during childbirth and causes the mammary glands to eject milk during nursing
  2. b a weak androgen; the chief androgen produced by the adrenal cortex
  3. c causes melanocytes to releases melanin (creates a tan)
  4. d WOMEN: initiates growth of ovarian follicles each month and stimulates ovulation; MEN: stimulates sperm production
  5. e Works w/ insulin & glucagon to maintain normal blood sugar

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A peptide hormone secreted by cardiac atrial cells in response to atrial distension (increased blood flow); causes increased renal sodium excretion and as such lowers blood pressure (antagonizing aldosterone).
  2. circulates in blood plasma and directly stimulates bone and cartilage growth
  3. One of the hormones produced by the ovaries. It works with estrogen to control the menstrual cycle. Also secreted to prepare and sustain the endometrium of the uterus for pregnancy
  4. Produced by the thyroid gland and decreases the blood calcium levels by stimulating calcium deposit in the bones (__________ keeps the bone in). The antagonist of the parathyroid hormone.
  5. a weak androgen; a precursor for other androgens and also some estrogens

5 True/False Questions

  1. Erythropoietinstimulates the production of red blood cells

          

  2. Antidiuretic Hormonepromotes water retention, in high concentrations is also a vasoconstrictor. both of these effects raise the blood pressure

          

  3. AldosteroneThe male sex hormone produced by the testes which promotes the maturation of the reproductive system, development of the male secondary sex characteristics, and is responsible for sexual drive (libido)

          

  4. Thromboxanesstimulates production of platelets

          

  5. Parathyroid HormoneOne of the hormones produced by the ovaries. It works with estrogen to control the menstrual cycle. Also secreted to prepare and sustain the endometrium of the uterus for pregnancy

          

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