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5 Matching questions

  1. hydrophilic
  2. Relaxin
  3. Progesterone
  4. What is the site of synthesis and cell type for somatotrophin?
  5. Releasing factors and Inhibitory factors travel from hypothalamus via ______________ to the median eminences where they enter the _______________ to go to the anterior pituitary?
  1. a Target cells- uterus and mammary glands
  2. b having an affinity for water; readily absorbing or dissolving in water; implies lipophobic
  3. c a hormone produced by the placenta prior to labor, causes the ligaments within the pelvis to loosen
  4. d Hypothalamic Hypophyseal Tracts
    Hypothalamic Hypophyseal Portal Systems
  5. e anterior lobe of the pituitary by Somatotrophes in the Pars Distalis

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 5HT
  2. antagonist to inhibin: enhances FSH biosynthesis and secretion, and participates in the regulation of the menstrual cycle
  3. usually a tumor
  4. Excess Growth Hormone
  5. Adrenal Medulla

5 True/False questions

  1. RelaxinGI Tract (Gastrointestinal Tract)


  2. Norepinephrinenoradrenaline; chemical which is excitatory, similar to adrenaline, and affects arousal and memory; raises blood pressure by causing blood vessels to become constricted


  3. A type of competitive binding in which the binding substance is an antibody.radioimmunoassay


  4. CalcitriolA hormone secreted by the small intestine (duodenum) in response to low pH (e.g., from stomach acid). It promotes the release of bicarbonate from the pancreas to act as a buffer.


  5. tractus solitarius, vagal nucleihypothalamus cells reacting to decrease glucose