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  1. Growth Hormone
  2. Dopamine
  3. Norepinephrine
  4. Thrombopoietin
  5. Cholecystokinin
  1. a neurotransmitter; endocrine function = inhibits prolactin release
  2. b hormone the small intestine secretes to stimulate release of pancreatic juice from pancreas and bile from gallbladder
  3. c stimulates production of platelets
  4. d noradrenaline; chemical which is excitatory, similar to adrenaline, and affects arousal and memory; raises blood pressure by causing blood vessels to become constricted
  5. e affects size of an individual by promoting cell division, protein synthesis, and bone growth

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. this hormone stimulates the anterior pituitary to secrete FSH and LH
  2. appears to increase insulin effects (sensitivity); anti-inflammatory and anti-arthrogenic
  3. a vasoconstrictor and a potent hypertensive agent, and it facilitates platelet aggregation; antagonist to prostacyclins
  4. a weak androgen; the chief androgen produced by the adrenal cortex
  5. neurotransmitter found in several brain areas, most notably the hypothalamus, that stimulates eating behavior and reduces metabolism, promoting positive energy balance and weight gain

5 True/False questions

  1. Human Chorionic Gonadotropinstimulates the corpus luteum to grow and secrete estrogen and progesterone at a higher rate; pregnancy tests work by detecting this in women's urine


  2. Secretinsecreted by gastrointestinal tract; enhance glucose-stimulated release of insulin; inhibit glucagon


  3. Reninenzyme that is produced by the kidney; important for blood pressure and volume regulation; catalyzes the conversion of circulating angiotensinogen to angiotensin I


  4. TestosteroneThe 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)


  5. GlucagonThe antagonist of insulin. Its release is stimulated by low blood glucose levels. It stimulates the liver, its primary target organ, to break down its glycogen stores to glucose and subsequently to release glucose to the blood.


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