How do thyroid hormones affect the growth and body weight of a young animal?
What does a follicle consist of?
How does an increase in glucocorticoids affect fat tissue?
What does the pituitary gland consist of?
What is rickets in young animals, osteomalacia in adults, and Metabolic Bone disease in reptiles and birds?
alack of dietary vit D, or lack of UV exposure, which leads to hypocalcemia
banterior pituitary, posterior pituitary, pars intermedia
cthyroid cells in a single layer and a colloid
dhormone excess accelerates growth, but epiphyses close early which means stunted and heavy body, hormone deficiency retards CNS and body growth
edecrease in fat tissue / redistribution
5 Multiple Choice Questions
hormone excess increases rapidity of cerebration, dissociation which leads to nervousness, excitability, anxiety and insomnia; hormone deficiency causes lethargy and somnolence
5 True/False Questions
Which type of DM is insulin dependent, has an absolute lack of insulin, causes islet cell destruction because of pancreatitis, senile degeneration, autoimmune disease, is most common in dogs? → Type I DM
What is the key phrase for glucagon? → >30 steroid hormones
Because hormone effects are proportional to its concentration, what needs to happen? → +/- 5% of normal
What is the medulla responsible for? → epinephrine, norepinephrine, neuropeptide
How do thyroid hormones affect growth and body weight in an adult animal? → tachycardia, hypertension, tachypnoe