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5 Matching questions

  1. acromegaly
  2. diabetes
  3. steroid hormone
  4. protein hormones
  5. growth hormone
  1. a class of hormones that can pass through the cell membrane; can be stored in the body
  2. b a condition in which the pancreas fails to produce enough insulin or the body's cells cannot use it properly, characterized by excessive thirst, weight loss/gain, frequent urination.
  3. c Hypersecretion of the GH in adults which causes an overgrowth of bones in the hands, feet, and face
  4. d class of hormones that cannot pass through the cell membrane; less likely to be stored in the body
  5. e hormone secreted by anterior pituitary gland that stimulates growth of bones

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. gland found in neck that regulates rate of metabolism; produces thyroxine
  2. condition affecting nerves causing muscle spasms as a result of low amounts of calcium in the blood caused by a deficiency of the parathyroid hormone
  3. Hormone secreted by the pineal gland, used to regulate sleep patterns.
  4. Peptide hormone released by anterior pituitary which promotes lactation.
  5. secreted by parathyroid glands and controls calcium and phosphate metabolism

5 True/False questions

  1. aldosteronea corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland, regulates mineral balance in blood and controls fluid volumes

          

  2. antidiuretic hormonehormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland which aids in water reabsorption by the kidney

          

  3. Thymus glandgland found in neck that regulates rate of metabolism; produces thyroxine

          

  4. Cushing syndromeThe male sex hormone produced by the testes which promotes the maturation of the reproductive system accessory structures, and development of the male secondary sex characteristics.

          

  5. pancreasa condition in which the pancreas fails to produce enough insulin or the body's cells cannot use it properly, characterized by excessive thirst, weight loss/gain, frequent urination.

          

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