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5 Matching Questions

  1. Thymosin
  2. Progesterone
  3. Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
  4. Calcitonin
  5. Regulation of blood [glucose]
  1. a Insulin and Glucagon
  2. b THYMUS: is involved in T-cell development during childhood.
  3. c THYROID C CELLS -> BONE, KIDNEY, SMALL INTESTINE: lowers serum [Ca2+]
  4. d OVARIES / PLACENTA: leads to endometrial secretion, pregnancy
  5. e ANTERIOR PITUITARY -> ADRENAL GLAND: increases growth and secretory activity of adrenal cortex

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. POSTERIOR PITUITARY -> KIDNEY: water retention
  2. HEART -> KIDNEY: increases urination to decrease blood pressure
  3. ANTERIOR PITUITARY: increases bone and muscle growth, increases cell turnover rate
  5. SIGMA CELLS OF THE ISLETS OF LANGERHANS IN THE PANCREAS: inhibits many digestive processes

5 True/False Questions

  1. Sex steroidsADRENAL CORTEX: not normally important, but an adrenal tumor can overproduce these, causing masculinization or feminization.


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


  3. ErythropoeitinKIDNEY -> BONE MARROW: increases RBC synthesis


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


  5. Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)ANTERIOR PITUITARY -> OVARY / TESTES: follicle development or spermatogenesis


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