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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Regulation of blood [glucose]
  2. Progesterone
  3. Parathyroid hormone (PTH)
  4. Erythropoeitin
  5. Releasing and Inhibiting Factors
  1. a OVARIES / PLACENTA: leads to endometrial secretion, pregnancy
  3. c Insulin and Glucagon
  4. d KIDNEY -> BONE MARROW: increases RBC synthesis
  5. e HYPOTHALAMUS -> ANTERIOR PITUITARY: modifies activities

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. SIGMA CELLS OF THE ISLETS OF LANGERHANS IN THE PANCREAS: inhibits many digestive processes
  2. ALPHA CELLS OF THE ISLETS OF LANGERHANS IN THE PANCREAS: secreted at low blood [glucose] and results in an increase in blood [glucose] and decrease in glycogen and fat storage
  3. ADRENAL CORTEX: not normally important, but an adrenal tumor can overproduce these, causing masculinization or feminization.
  4. OVARIES / PLACENTA: Female characteristics, endometrial growth
  5. BETA CELLS OF THE ISLETS OF LANGERHANS IN THE PANCREAS: decreases blood [glucose]; increases glycogen and fat storage; it is activated at high blood [glucose] and is absent or ineffective in diabetes melitus

5 True/False questions

  1. Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)ANTERIOR PITUITARY -> THYROID: increases synthesis and release of thyroid hormone (tropic)


  2. ProlactinPOSTERIOR PITUITARY -> BREAST & UTERUS: milk letdown and uteral contractions


  3. Secreted by the PancreasTESTES: male characteristics; spermatogenesis


  4. Luteinizing hormoneADRENAL MEDULLA: sympathetic stress response (rapid)


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


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