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  1. Calcitriol
  2. Growth Hormone Inhibiting Hormone
  3. Orexin
  4. Prostacyclins
  5. Adiponectin
  1. a inhibits the release of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary
  2. b appears to increase insulin effects (sensitivity); anti-inflammatory and anti-arthrogenic
  3. c steroid hormone produced by the kidneys in response to the presence of PTH; stimulates calcium and phosphate ion absorption in the digestive tract; the active form of Vitamin D
  4. d chiefly prevents formation of the platelet plug in hemostasis (part of blood clotting); it does this by inhibiting platelet activation; antagonist to thromboxanes
  5. e plays a critical role in preventing abnormal consciousness transitions, particularly into REM sleep; may stimulate hunger

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. this hormone stimulates the anterior pituitary to secrete FSH and LH
  2. a vasoconstrictor and a potent hypertensive agent, and it facilitates platelet aggregation; antagonist to prostacyclins
  3. a neurotransmitter involved in sleep, depression; precursor of melatonin
  4. causes melanocytes to releases melanin (creates a tan)
  5. antagonist to activin: inhibits FSH synthesis and inhibits FSH secretion

5 True/False questions

  1. Progesteronea naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary


  2. Antidiuretic HormoneIn male embryos, turns off the development of a uterus and other female structures.


  3. Prolactina hormone produced by the placenta prior to labor, causes the ligaments within the pelvis to loosen


  4. Prostaglandinshave an immediate, short-term localized effect, involved in inflammation and pain, blood flow, and blood clotting, as well as other factors


  5. Growth HormoneOne of the hormones produced by the ovaries. It works with estrogen to control the menstrual cycle. Also secreted to prepare and sustain the endometrium of the uterus for pregnancy


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