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5 Matching questions

  1. Involved in Pregnancy Prepping
  2. Secreted by the Pancreas
  3. Insulin
  4. Sex steroids
  5. Antidiuretic hormone (ADH, vasopressin)
  1. a BETA CELLS OF THE ISLETS OF LANGERHANS IN THE PANCREAS: decreases blood [glucose]; increases glycogen and fat storage; it is activated at high blood [glucose] and is absent or ineffective in diabetes melitus
  2. b POSTERIOR PITUITARY -> KIDNEY: water retention
  3. c Glucagon (alpha) & Insulin (beta) & Somatostatin (sigma)
  4. d Oxytocin, Prolactin, Progesterone, Estrogen, LH, FSH
  5. e ADRENAL CORTEX: not normally important, but an adrenal tumor can overproduce these, causing masculinization or feminization.

5 Multiple choice questions

  2. Glucagon (polypeptide derivative), Epinepherine (amino acid derivative), Cortisol (steroid / glucocorticoid)
  3. ADRENAL MEDULLA -> KIDNEY: increased Na+ reabsorption to increase blood pressure
  4. ANTERIOR PITUITARY -> THYROID: increases synthesis and release of thyroid hormone (tropic)
  5. Oxytocin and Prolactin

5 True/False questions

  1. CalcitoninPOSTERIOR PITUITARY -> BREAST & UTERUS: milk letdown and uteral contractions


  2. Parathyroid hormone (PTH)PARATHYROIDS -> BONE, KIDNEY, SMALL INTESTINE: raises serum [Ca2+]


  3. TestosteroneTESTES: male characteristics; spermatogenesis


  4. EpinephrineADRENAL MEDULLA: sympathetic stress response (rapid)


  5. ThymosinTHYMUS: is involved in T-cell development during childhood.


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