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5 Matching questions

  1. Thyroid Stimulating
  2. Aldosterone
  3. Cortisol
  4. Adrenaline (epinephrine) Nonadrenaline
  5. Testosterone
  1. a Gland: Pituitary (Anterior)
    Function: Tells the thyroid to produce thyroxine
  2. b Gland: Adrenal (Cortex)
    Function: Controls potassium (K) and sodium (Na) in the blood by telling the kidneys to reabsorb
  3. c Gland: Testes
    Function: Male secondary sex characteristics
  4. d Gland: Adrenal (Cortex)
    Function: Reduces inflammation and causes release of fatty acids, glucose and amino acids in the blood
  5. e Gland: Adrenal (medulla)
    Function: Increases heart rate and breathing: "Fight or Flight"

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Gland: Pituitary (Anterior)
    Function: Controls skeletal and body growth
  2. Gland: Pituitary (Anterior)
    Function: Tells the ovary to release an egg (day 14)
  3. Gland: Parathyroid
    Function: Increases blood calcium by taking out of bone and causing kidneys to reabsorb Ca++
    (Calcitonim and Parathyroid are antagonistic to each other)
  4. Gland: Ovaries
    Function: Female secondary sex characteristics
  5. Gland: Thyroid
    Function: Affects cell metabolism

5 True/False questions

  1. InsulinGland: Pancreas
    Function: Decreases blood glucose by 1. allowing it into cells 2. converting excess to glycogen


  2. Hormonethe secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect


  3. Follicle Stimulating (FSH)Gland: Pituitary (Anterior)
    Function: Causes the maturation of gametes (sperm and egg)


  4. GlucagonGland: Stomach
    Function: Causes the release of gastric juice which activates the enzyme pepsin


  5. OxytocinGland: Pituitary (Posterior)
    Function: Causes uterine contractions (begins labor)