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  1. Growth Hormone Inhibiting Hormone
  2. Antidiuretic Hormone
  3. Calcitonin
  4. Thymosin
  5. Leukotrienes
  1. a 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.
  2. b promotes water retention, in high concentrations is also a vasoconstrictor. both of these effects raise the blood pressure
  3. c fatty molecules of the immune system that regulate inflammation, especially in the lungs; they are heavily involved in the problems associated with asthma and bronchitis
  4. d inhibits the release of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary
  5. e Produced by the thymus gland during childhood, this hormone stimulates T-lymphocyte development and differentiation.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. circulates in blood plasma and directly stimulates bone and cartilage growth
  2. Hormone produced by the pancreas that is released when stimulated by elevated glucose levels. This hormone decreases blood sugar levels by accelerating the transport of glucose into the body cells where it is oxidized for energy or converted to glycogen or fat for storage.
  3. "salt-retaining hormone" which promotes the retention of Na+ by the kidneys. Na+ retention promotes water retention, which promotes a higher blood volume and pressure
  4. secreted from the adrenal cortex, aids the body during stress by increasing glucose levels and suppressing immune system function
  5. causes melanocytes to releases melanin (creates a tan)

5 True/False questions

  1. Luteinizing hormoneaffects size of an individual by promoting cell division, protein synthesis, and bone growth


  2. Orexinplays a critical role in preventing abnormal consciousness transitions, particularly into REM sleep; may stimulate hunger


  3. Prostacyclinschiefly prevents formation of the platelet plug in hemostasis (part of blood clotting); it does this by inhibiting platelet activation; antagonist to thromboxanes


  4. Norepinephrinenoradrenaline; chemical which is excitatory, similar to adrenaline, and affects arousal and memory; raises blood pressure by causing blood vessels to become constricted


  5. EstriolThe chief estrogen, females produce more than males, develops and maintains female secondary sex characteristics, important roles in menstruation and pregnancy


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