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  1. Lipotropin
  2. Thyrotropin Releasing Hormone
  3. Ghrelin
  4. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
  5. Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone
  1. a signals the pituitary gland to release TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone)
  2. b stimulates adrenal cortex to secrete cortisol
  3. c promotes the utilization of fat by the body and is a precursor to the endorphins
  4. d a hunger-arousing hormone secreted by an empty stomach
  5. e causes melanocytes to releases melanin (creates a tan)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. plays a critical role in preventing abnormal consciousness transitions, particularly into REM sleep; may stimulate hunger
  2. a protein secreted by fat cells, when abundant causes the brain to increase metabolism and decreases hunger.
  3. fatty molecules of the immune system that regulate inflammation, especially in the lungs; they are heavily involved in the problems associated with asthma and bronchitis
  4. Works w/ insulin & glucagon to maintain normal blood sugar
  5. Increases blood levels of calcium (stimulates breakdown of bone and rate at which calcium is removed from urine and absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract)

5 True/False Questions

  1. Erythropoietinstimulates production of platelets


  2. Enkephalininhibits iron uptake, prevent release of iron


  3. Dehydroepiandrosterone"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


  4. Follicle Stimulating Hormonecauses melanocytes to releases melanin (creates a tan)


  5. Prolactin Releasing Hormonestimulates the release of prolactin from the pituitary


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