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5 Matching questions

  1. luteinizing hormone
  2. glucagon
  3. positive feedback
  4. progesterone
  5. insulin
  1. a A protein hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary that stimulates ovulation in females and androgen production in males.
  2. b Process that amplifies a small change (Reinforce change)
  3. c hormone secreted by alpha cells of the pancreas; raises blood glucose levels
  4. d A hormone produced by the ovaries which acts with estrogen to bring about the menstral cycle.
  5. e a hormone secreted by the beta cells of the Islets of Langerhans of the pancreas responsible for regulating the metabolism of glucose

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. mechanism of hormone action used by steroid hormones which bring their message directly into the cell
  2. A hormone produced by the hypothalamus and released from the posterior pituitary. It induces contractions of the uterine muscles during labor.
  3. A small mass of tissue near the center of the brain; it secretes the hormone melatonin.
  4. a condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily; may be caused by hypersecretion of parahormone
  5. located partially behind the stomach in the abdomen, and it functions as both an endocrine and exocrine gland. It produces digestive enzymes as well as insulin and glucagon

5 True/False questions

  1. two messenger modelmechanism of hormone action used by steroid hormones which bring their message directly into the cell


  2. adrenal glandone of a pair of ductless glands, located above the kidneys, consisting of a cortex, which produces steroidal hormones, and a medulla, which produces epinephrine and norepinephrine.


  3. adrenocorticotropic hormoneA peptide hormone released from the anterior pituitary, it stimulates the production and secretion of steroid hormones by the adrenal cortex.


  4. acromegalycondition affecting nerves causing muscle spasms as a result of low amounts of calcium in the blood caused by a deficiency of the parathyroid hormone


  5. hyposecretiondeficient hormone production by an endocrine gland


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