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5 Matching questions

  1. Gastrins
  2. Thrombopoietin
  3. Insulin
  4. Thyroxine
  5. Peptide YY
  1. a neuropeptide secreted in the small bowel and colon; signals appetite suppression
  2. b hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells
  3. c released by the stomach in the presence of food; gastrin promotes muscular activity of the stomach as well as secretion of hydrochloric acid, pepsinogen, and mucus
  4. d stimulates production of platelets
  5. e Hormone produced by the pancreas that is released when stimulated by elevated glucose levels. This hormone decreases blood sugar levels by accelerating the transport of glucose into the body cells where it is oxidized for energy or converted to glycogen or fat for storage.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. neurotransmitter; endocrine function = inhibits prolactin release
  2. appears to increase insulin effects (sensitivity); anti-inflammatory and anti-arthrogenic
  3. WOMEN: regulates estrogen secretion and ovum development; MEN: testosterone production
  4. enzyme that is produced by the kidney; important for blood pressure and volume regulation; catalyzes the conversion of circulating angiotensinogen to angiotensin I
  5. chiefly prevents formation of the platelet plug in hemostasis (part of blood clotting); it does this by inhibiting platelet activation; antagonist to thromboxanes

5 True/False questions

  1. Relaxina hormone produced by the placenta prior to labor, causes the ligaments within the pelvis to loosen


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


  3. Ghrelina hunger-arousing hormone secreted by an empty stomach


  4. Thymopoietinstimulates production of platelets


  5. Testosterone"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