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5 Matching questions

  1. Testosterone
  2. Epinephrine
  3. Hormones that increase blood [glucose]
  4. Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
  5. Releasing and Inhibiting Factors
  1. a HYPOTHALAMUS -> ANTERIOR PITUITARY: modifies activities
  2. b TESTES: male characteristics; spermatogenesis
  3. c ANTERIOR PITUITARY -> THYROID: increases synthesis and release of thyroid hormone (tropic)
  4. d ADRENAL MEDULLA: sympathetic stress response (rapid)
  5. e Glucagon (polypeptide derivative), Epinepherine (amino acid derivative), Cortisol (steroid / glucocorticoid)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. ANTERIOR PITUITARY -> OVARY / TESTES: follicle development or spermatogenesis
  2. Atrial natriuretic factor (ANF) & Aldosterone
  3. ANTERIOR PITUITARY: increases bone and muscle growth, increases cell turnover rate
  4. 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
  5. ADRENAL CORTEX: not normally important, but an adrenal tumor can overproduce these, causing masculinization or feminization.

5 True/False questions

  1. EstrogenOVARIES / PLACENTA: Female characteristics, endometrial growth


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


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


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


  5. Thyroid hormone (TH, thyroxine)PARATHYROIDS -> BONE, KIDNEY, SMALL INTESTINE: raises serum [Ca2+]


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