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  1. Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
  2. Secretin
  3. Orexin
  4. Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone
  5. Leptin
  1. a A hormone secreted by the small intestine (duodenum) in response to low pH (e.g., from stomach acid). It promotes the release of bicarbonate from the pancreas to act as a buffer.
  2. b causes melanocytes to releases melanin (creates a tan)
  3. c plays a critical role in preventing abnormal consciousness transitions, particularly into REM sleep; may stimulate hunger
  4. d a protein secreted by fat cells, when abundant causes the brain to increase metabolism and decreases hunger.
  5. e stimulates the corpus luteum to grow and secrete estrogen and progesterone at a higher rate; pregnancy tests work by detecting this in women's urine

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. "salt-retaining hormone" which promotes the retention of Na+ by the kidneys. Na+ retention promotes water retention, which promotes a higher blood volume and pressure
  2. an innate brain and spinal cord endorphin that blocks pain signals (opioid)
  3. hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells
  4. Produced by the thyroid gland and decreases the blood calcium levels by stimulating calcium deposit in the bones (__________ keeps the bone in). The antagonist of the parathyroid hormone.
  5. The male sex hormone produced by the testes which promotes the maturation of the reproductive system, development of the male secondary sex characteristics, and is responsible for sexual drive (libido)

5 True/False Questions

  1. Adiponectinappears to increase insulin effects (sensitivity); anti-inflammatory and anti-arthrogenic


  2. Thymosininvolved in T-cell differentiation and enhancement of T and natural killer cell actions


  3. Growth Hormone Releasing Hormonesignals the release of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary


  4. Renina hunger-arousing hormone secreted by an empty stomach


  5. Leukotrienesfatty molecules of the immune system that regulate inflammation, especially in the lungs; they are heavily involved in the problems associated with asthma and bronchitis


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