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5 Matching questions

  1. Epinephrine
  2. Oxytocin
  3. Follicle Stimulating Hormone
  4. Corticotropin Releasing Hormone
  5. Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone
  1. a induces contraction of the uterine muscles during childbirth and causes the mammary glands to eject milk during nursing
  2. b WOMEN: initiates growth of ovarian follicles each month and stimulates ovulation; MEN: stimulates sperm production
  3. c 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
  4. d causes melanocytes to releases melanin (creates a tan)
  5. e signals the release of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) from the pituitary

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. antagonist to activin: inhibits FSH synthesis and inhibits FSH secretion
  2. enzyme that is produced by the kidney; important for blood pressure and volume regulation; catalyzes the conversion of circulating angiotensinogen to angiotensin I
  3. secreted from the adrenal cortex, aids the body during stress by increasing glucose levels and suppressing immune system function
  4. appears to increase insulin effects (sensitivity); anti-inflammatory and anti-arthrogenic
  5. secreted by gastrointestinal tract; enhance glucose-stimulated release of insulin; inhibit glucagon

5 True/False questions

  1. ThymosinProduced by the thymus gland during childhood, this hormone stimulates T-lymphocyte development and differentiation.


  2. Serotonina neurotransmitter involved in sleep, depression; precursor of melatonin


  3. Adrenocorticotropic Hormonepromotes water retention, in high concentrations is also a vasoconstrictor. both of these effects raise the blood pressure


  4. Angiotensinvasoconstrictor that results in an increase in blood pressure


  5. Human Placental LactogenThis hormone ensures a sufficient supply of protein, glucose, and minerals are available to the fetus.