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Endocrine System Review Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. acromegaly
  2. growth hormone
  3. Prolactin
  4. hormones
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  1. a Hypersecretion of the GH in adults which causes an overgrowth of bones in the hands, feet, and face
  2. b chemical "messengers" of the endocrine system that are released into the blood
  3. c Process that amplifies a small change (Reinforce change)
  4. d Peptide hormone released by anterior pituitary which promotes lactation.
  5. e hormone secreted by anterior pituitary gland that stimulates growth of bones

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. inner part of kidney which produces epineprine and norepinephrine
  2. Gland located near the heart; it aids in the body's defence against infection by making antibodies
  3. Hormone secreted by the pineal gland, used to regulate sleep patterns.
  4. A hormone produced by the hypothalamus and released from the posterior pituitary. It induces contractions of the uterine muscles during labor.
  5. A small mass of tissue near the center of the brain; it secretes the hormone melatonin.

5 True/False Questions

  1. diabeteschemical "messengers" of the endocrine system that are released into the blood

          

  2. tetanyHormone secreted by the pineal gland, used to regulate sleep patterns.

          

  3. calcitoninProduced by the thyroid gland and decreases the blood calcium levels by stimulating calcium deposit in the bones. The antagonist of the parathyroid hormone.

          

  4. hypothalamuspart of the brain which links the endocine and nervous system, and controls the pituitary gland.

          

  5. osteoporosisa general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics

          

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