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Endocrinology Review Questions
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CRH secretion would NOT raise the blood concentration
Which of the following hormones has the least in common with the others: adrenocorticotropic hormone, follicle-stimulating hormone, thyrotropin, thyroxine, prolactin
Which hormone would no longer be secreted if the hypothalamo-hypophyseal tract were destroyed?
Which of the following is NOT a hormone: prolactin, prolactin-inhibiting hormone, thyroxine-binding globulin, atrial natriuretic peptide, or cortisol
Where are the receptors for insulin located?
on the target-cell membrane
What would be the consequence of defective ADH receptors?
Which of these has more exocrine than endocrine tissue?
Which of these cells stimulate bone deposition?
Which of these hormones relies on cAMP as a second messenger?
Prostaglandins are derived from
The _________ develops from a pouch in the pharynx of the embryo.
Thyroxine (T4) is synthesized by combining two iodinated molecules of the amino acid _________.
Growth hormone hypersecretion in adulthood causes a disease called _______.
The dominant hormone in the stage of resistance of the stress response is ________.
Adrenal steroids that regulate glucose metabolism are collectively called _______.
Testosterone is secreted by the _______ cells of the testis.
Target cells can reduce pituitary secretion by a process called _______.
negative feedback inhibition
Hypothalamic releasing factors are delivered to the anterior pituitary by way of a network of blood vessels called the _______.
hypophyseal portal system
A hormone is said to have a/an _______ effect when it stimulates the target cell to develop receptors for other hormones to follow.
_________ is a process in which a cell increases its number of receptors for a hormone, thus increasing its hormone sensitivity and response.
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