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  1. Thymulin
  2. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
  3. Renin
  4. Estradiol
  5. Estriol
  1. a stimulates adrenal cortex to secrete cortisol
  2. b The chief estrogen, females produce more than males, develops and maintains female secondary sex characteristics, important roles in menstruation and pregnancy
  3. c a major estrogen during pregnancy, the estrogen synthesized by the placenta
  4. d enzyme that is produced by the kidney; important for blood pressure and volume regulation; catalyzes the conversion of circulating angiotensinogen to angiotensin I
  5. e involved in T-cell differentiation and enhancement of T and natural killer cell actions

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. adrenaline; activates a sympathetic nervous system by making the heart beat faster, stopping digestion, enlarging pupils, sending sugar into the bloodstream, preparing a blood clot faster
  2. WOMEN: regulates estrogen secretion and ovum development; MEN: testosterone production
  3. thyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity
  4. Produced by the thymus gland during childhood, this hormone stimulates T-lymphocyte development and differentiation.
  5. targets the brain to control circadian rhythms and circannual rhythms, and may be involved in maturation of sex organs

5 True/False questions

  1. IncretinsA 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. Activinantagonist to inhibin: enhances FSH biosynthesis and secretion, and participates in the regulation of the menstrual cycle

          

  3. Follicle Stimulating HormoneWOMEN: initiates growth of ovarian follicles each month and stimulates ovulation; MEN: stimulates sperm production

          

  4. Oxytocinantagonist to inhibin: enhances FSH biosynthesis and secretion, and participates in the regulation of the menstrual cycle

          

  5. Peptide YYneuropeptide secreted in the small bowel and colon; signals appetite suppression

          

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