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5 Matching questions

  1. Activin
  2. Prolactin
  3. Thrombopoietin
  4. Lipotropin
  5. Insulin-Like Growth Factor
  1. a circulates in blood plasma and directly stimulates bone and cartilage growth
  2. b stimulates production of platelets
  3. c targets the mammary glands stimulating them to produce breastmilk
  4. d promotes the utilization of fat by the body and is a precursor to the endorphins
  5. e antagonist to inhibin: enhances FSH biosynthesis and secretion, and participates in the regulation of the menstrual cycle

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. stimulates the production of red blood cells
  2. promotes water retention, in high concentrations is also a vasoconstrictor. both of these effects raise the blood pressure
  3. a weak androgen; the chief androgen produced by the adrenal cortex
  4. a protein secreted by fat cells, when abundant causes the brain to increase metabolism and decreases hunger.
  5. appears to increase insulin effects (sensitivity); anti-inflammatory and anti-arthrogenic

5 True/False questions

  1. Insulina hunger-arousing hormone secreted by an empty stomach


  2. Prolactin Releasing Hormonestimulates the release of prolactin from the pituitary


  3. Thyrotropin Releasing Hormonesignals the pituitary gland to release TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone)


  4. Glucagona hunger-arousing hormone secreted by an empty stomach


  5. Dopamineinhibits iron uptake, prevent release of iron