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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Testosterone
  2. Atrial natriuretic factor (ANF)
  3. Milk production and letdown
  4. Somatostatin (SS)
  5. Thymosin
  1. a SIGMA CELLS OF THE ISLETS OF LANGERHANS IN THE PANCREAS: inhibits many digestive processes
  2. b HEART -> KIDNEY: increases urination to decrease blood pressure
  3. c THYMUS: is involved in T-cell development during childhood.
  4. d Oxytocin and Prolactin
  5. e TESTES: male characteristics; spermatogenesis

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Glucagon (polypeptide derivative), Epinepherine (amino acid derivative), Cortisol (steroid / glucocorticoid)
  2. Insulin and Glucagon
  3. ANTERIOR PITUITARY: increases bone and muscle growth, increases cell turnover rate
  4. Glucagon (alpha) & Insulin (beta) & Somatostatin (sigma)
  5. ADRENAL CORTEX: not normally important, but an adrenal tumor can overproduce these, causing masculinization or feminization.

5 True/False questions

  1. OxytocinPOSTERIOR PITUITARY -> BREAST & UTERUS: milk letdown and uteral contractions


  2. Cortisol (glucocorticoid)ADRENAL MEDULLA -> KIDNEY: increased Na+ reabsorption to increase blood pressure


  3. Releasing and Inhibiting FactorsHYPOTHALAMUS -> ANTERIOR PITUITARY: modifies activities


  4. Aldosterone (mineralocorticoid)ADRENAL MEDULLA -> KIDNEY: increased Na+ reabsorption to increase blood pressure


  5. Luteinizing hormoneANTERIOR PITUITARY -> OVARY/ TESTES: ovulation or testosterone synthesis


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