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5 Matching questions

  1. Thymosin
  2. Somatostatin (SS)
  3. Releasing and Inhibiting Factors
  4. Regulation of B.P.
  5. Prolactin
  1. a Atrial natriuretic factor (ANF) & Aldosterone
  2. b THYMUS: is involved in T-cell development during childhood.
  3. c HYPOTHALAMUS -> ANTERIOR PITUITARY: modifies activities
  4. d ANTERIOR PITUITARY -> MAMMARY GLAND: milk production
  5. e SIGMA CELLS OF THE ISLETS OF LANGERHANS IN THE PANCREAS: inhibits many digestive processes

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. ANTERIOR PITUITARY -> OVARY / TESTES: follicle development or spermatogenesis
  2. ADRENAL CORTEX: results in a longer-term stress response; increased blood [glucose]; increased protein catabolism; decreased inflammation and immunity; many other
  3. ANTERIOR PITUITARY -> THYROID: increases synthesis and release of thyroid hormone (tropic)
  4. OVARIES / PLACENTA: leads to endometrial secretion, pregnancy
  5. ADRENAL MEDULLA: sympathetic stress response (rapid)

5 True/False questions

  1. 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


  2. Secreted by the PancreasGlucagon (alpha) & Insulin (beta) & Somatostatin (sigma)


  3. TestosteroneTESTES: male characteristics; spermatogenesis


  4. OxytocinPOSTERIOR PITUITARY -> BREAST & UTERUS: milk letdown and uteral contractions


  5. Milk production and letdownANTERIOR PITUITARY -> MAMMARY GLAND: milk production