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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Progesterone
  2. Antidiuretic hormone (ADH, vasopressin)
  3. Atrial natriuretic factor (ANF)
  4. Luteinizing hormone
  5. Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
  1. a HEART -> KIDNEY: increases urination to decrease blood pressure
  2. b POSTERIOR PITUITARY -> KIDNEY: water retention
  3. c ANTERIOR PITUITARY -> ADRENAL GLAND: increases growth and secretory activity of adrenal cortex
  4. d ANTERIOR PITUITARY -> OVARY/ TESTES: ovulation or testosterone synthesis
  5. e OVARIES / PLACENTA: leads to endometrial secretion, pregnancy

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. THYROID: in the child it is necessary for physical and mental development; in the adult, it increases metabolic rate and temperature
  2. KIDNEY -> BONE MARROW: increases RBC synthesis
  4. Oxytocin and Prolactin
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Growth Hormone (GH)ANTERIOR PITUITARY: increases bone and muscle growth, increases cell turnover rate


  2. TestosteroneOVARIES / PLACENTA: leads to endometrial secretion, pregnancy


  3. Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)ANTERIOR PITUITARY -> OVARY / TESTES: follicle development or spermatogenesis


  4. CalcitoninTHYROID C CELLS -> BONE, KIDNEY, SMALL INTESTINE: lowers serum [Ca2+]


  5. Sex steroidsADRENAL CORTEX: not normally important, but an adrenal tumor can overproduce these, causing masculinization or feminization.