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5 Matching questions

  1. How does thyroid hormones affect the CNS?
  2. How does an increase in glucocorticoids affect the CNS / Pituitary?
  3. What is insufficient production / secretion of thyroid hormone? (most common in dogs)?
  4. What hormones is the zona fasciculata responsible for?
  5. What does the pituitary gland consist of?
  1. a Hypothyroidism
  2. b anterior pituitary, posterior pituitary, pars intermedia
  3. c hormone excess increases rapidity of cerebration, dissociation which leads to nervousness, excitability, anxiety and insomnia; hormone deficiency causes lethargy and somnolence
  4. d gluco-corticoids (95% cortisol)
  5. e decrease in ACTH, ADH, TSH, GH, FSH / LH

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. stimulate insulin release
  2. larger pre-pro-hormones (pre and pro sequences are cleaved off leaving actual hormones)
  3. glucagon opposes the insulin effects on carbohydrate metabolism in the liver
  4. neurons, retina, lens, blood cells, pancreatic beta cells, kidney, GI mucosa, placenta
  5. hormone concentrations needs to be tightly controlled

5 True/False questions

  1. What hormones are the zona glomerulosa responsible for?mineralo-corticoids (90% aldosterone)


  2. What is a colloid?initially only as hypothalamic satiety center is insulin dependent, later anorexia and vomiting following tissue damages a/o acidosis


  3. Persistant hyperglycemia b/o reduced cellular glucose uptake and increased gluconeogenesis, reduced glycogenesis and protein synthesis, increased lipolysis and proteolysis leads to what?a catabolic situation


  4. What does corticotropin releasing hormone stimulate?a peripheral endocrine gland to produce / release its own hormones


  5. What is stimulated by cold and inhibited by stress?respective stimulus to an endocrine gland cell