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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Regulation of blood [glucose]
  2. Somatostatin (SS)
  3. Oxytocin
  4. Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
  5. Estrogen
  1. a OVARIES / PLACENTA: Female characteristics, endometrial growth
  2. b Insulin and Glucagon
  3. c ANTERIOR PITUITARY -> THYROID: increases synthesis and release of thyroid hormone (tropic)
  4. d POSTERIOR PITUITARY -> BREAST & UTERUS: milk letdown and uteral contractions
  5. e SIGMA CELLS OF THE ISLETS OF LANGERHANS IN THE PANCREAS: inhibits many digestive processes

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. POSTERIOR PITUITARY -> KIDNEY: water retention
  2. TESTES: male characteristics; spermatogenesis
  3. ANTERIOR PITUITARY -> OVARY/ TESTES: ovulation or testosterone synthesis
  4. ANTERIOR PITUITARY: increases bone and muscle growth, increases cell turnover rate
  5. THYMUS: is involved in T-cell development during childhood.

5 True/False questions

  1. Involved in Pregnancy PreppingGlucagon (alpha) & Insulin (beta) & Somatostatin (sigma)


  2. Cortisol (glucocorticoid)ADRENAL CORTEX: results in a longer-term stress response; increased blood [glucose]; increased protein catabolism; decreased inflammation and immunity; many other


  3. Hormones that increase blood [glucose]Glucagon (polypeptide derivative), Epinepherine (amino acid derivative), Cortisol (steroid / glucocorticoid)


  4. ErythropoeitinOVARIES / PLACENTA: Female characteristics, endometrial growth


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