5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
- Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone
- a stimulates production of platelets
- b causes thyroid gland cells to secrete T3 and T4; stimulates thyroid growth
- c causes melanocytes to releases melanin (creates a tan)
- d 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)
- e antagonist to inhibin: enhances FSH biosynthesis and secretion, and participates in the regulation of the menstrual cycle
5 Multiple choice questions
- involved in T-cell differentiation and enhancement of T and natural killer cell actions
- a protein secreted by fat cells, when abundant causes the brain to increase metabolism and decreases hunger.
- The chief estrogen, females produce more than males, develops and maintains female secondary sex characteristics, important roles in menstruation and pregnancy
- hormone the small intestine secretes to stimulate release of pancreatic juice from pancreas and bile from gallbladder
- The antagonist of insulin. Its release is stimulated by low blood glucose levels. It stimulates the liver, its primary target organ, to break down its glycogen stores to glucose and subsequently to release glucose to the blood.
5 True/False questions
Neuropeptide Y → neurotransmitter found in several brain areas, most notably the hypothalamus, that stimulates eating behavior and reduces metabolism, promoting positive energy balance and weight gain
Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone → signals the pituitary gland to release TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone)
Lipotropin → induces contraction of the uterine muscles during childbirth and causes the mammary glands to eject milk during nursing
Melatonin → a protein secreted by fat cells, when abundant causes the brain to increase metabolism and decreases hunger.
Peptide YY → neuropeptide secreted in the small bowel and colon; signals appetite suppression