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  1. Estradiol
  2. Angiotensin
  3. Luteinizing hormone
  4. Enkephalin
  5. Thymosin
  1. a The chief estrogen, females produce more than males, develops and maintains female secondary sex characteristics, important roles in menstruation and pregnancy
  2. b WOMEN: regulates estrogen secretion and ovum development; MEN: testosterone production
  3. c Produced by the thymus gland during childhood, this hormone stimulates T-lymphocyte development and differentiation.
  4. d an innate brain and spinal cord endorphin that blocks pain signals (opioid)
  5. e vasoconstrictor that results in an increase in blood pressure

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. stimulates the corpus luteum to grow and secrete estrogen and progesterone at a higher rate; pregnancy tests work by detecting this in women's urine
  2. involved in T-cell differentiation and enhancement of T and natural killer cell actions
  3. inhibits iron uptake, prevent release of iron
  4. targets the mammary glands stimulating them to produce breastmilk
  5. One of the hormones produced by the ovaries. It works with estrogen to control the menstrual cycle. Also secreted to prepare and sustain the endometrium of the uterus for pregnancy

5 True/False questions

  1. Angiotensinogenvasoconstrictor that results in an increase in blood pressure


  2. Serotonintargets the brain to control circadian rhythms and circannual rhythms, and may be involved in maturation of sex organs


  3. Neuropeptide Yneurotransmitter found in several brain areas, most notably the hypothalamus, that stimulates eating behavior and reduces metabolism, promoting positive energy balance and weight gain


  4. Insulin-Like Growth Factoraffects size of an individual by promoting cell division, protein synthesis, and bone growth


  5. Growth HormoneIncreases blood levels of calcium (stimulates breakdown of bone and rate at which calcium is removed from urine and absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract)