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5 Matching Questions

  1. Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
  2. Thymosin
  3. Somatostatin (SS)
  4. Thyroid hormone (TH, thyroxine)
  5. Milk production and letdown
  1. a SIGMA CELLS OF THE ISLETS OF LANGERHANS IN THE PANCREAS: inhibits many digestive processes
  2. b Oxytocin and Prolactin
  3. c ANTERIOR PITUITARY -> THYROID: increases synthesis and release of thyroid hormone (tropic)
  4. d THYROID: in the child it is necessary for physical and mental development; in the adult, it increases metabolic rate and temperature
  5. e THYMUS: is involved in T-cell development during childhood.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Parathyroid hormone and Calcitonin
  2. Atrial natriuretic factor (ANF) & Aldosterone
  3. Glucagon (polypeptide derivative), Epinepherine (amino acid derivative), Cortisol (steroid / glucocorticoid)
  4. ADRENAL MEDULLA: sympathetic stress response (rapid)
  5. Oxytocin, Prolactin, Progesterone, Estrogen, LH, FSH

5 True/False Questions

  1. TestosteroneTESTES: male characteristics; spermatogenesis


  2. EstrogenOVARIES / PLACENTA: Female characteristics, endometrial growth


  3. ProlactinANTERIOR PITUITARY -> MAMMARY GLAND: milk production


  4. Growth Hormone (GH)ANTERIOR PITUITARY: increases bone and muscle growth, increases cell turnover rate


  5. Cortisol (glucocorticoid)ADRENAL CORTEX: results in a longer-term stress response; increased blood [glucose]; increased protein catabolism; decreased inflammation and immunity; many other


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