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5 Matching questions

  1. Regulation of [Ca2+]
  2. Parathyroid hormone (PTH)
  3. Involved in Pregnancy Prepping
  4. Estrogen
  5. Insulin
  1. a Parathyroid hormone and Calcitonin
  2. b OVARIES / PLACENTA: Female characteristics, endometrial growth
  3. c 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. e Oxytocin, Prolactin, Progesterone, Estrogen, LH, FSH

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. ADRENAL CORTEX: results in a longer-term stress response; increased blood [glucose]; increased protein catabolism; decreased inflammation and immunity; many other
  2. ANTERIOR PITUITARY -> THYROID: increases synthesis and release of thyroid hormone (tropic)
  3. Oxytocin and Prolactin
  4. ADRENAL CORTEX: not normally important, but an adrenal tumor can overproduce these, causing masculinization or feminization.
  5. HYPOTHALAMUS -> ANTERIOR PITUITARY: modifies activities

5 True/False questions

  1. TestosteroneTESTES: male characteristics; spermatogenesis


  2. Antidiuretic hormone (ADH, vasopressin)THYROID: in the child it is necessary for physical and mental development; in the adult, it increases metabolic rate and temperature


  3. Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)PARATHYROIDS -> BONE, KIDNEY, SMALL INTESTINE: raises serum [Ca2+]


  4. ErythropoeitinOVARIES / PLACENTA: Female characteristics, endometrial growth


  5. Growth Hormone (GH)PARATHYROIDS -> BONE, KIDNEY, SMALL INTESTINE: raises serum [Ca2+]


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