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  1. Activin
  2. Prolactin Releasing Hormone
  3. Parathyroid Hormone
  4. Androstenedione
  5. Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone
  1. a a weak androgen; the chief androgen produced by the adrenal cortex
  2. b antagonist to inhibin: enhances FSH biosynthesis and secretion, and participates in the regulation of the menstrual cycle
  3. c stimulates the release of prolactin from the pituitary
  4. d this hormone stimulates the anterior pituitary to secrete FSH and LH
  5. e Increases blood levels of calcium (stimulates breakdown of bone and rate at which calcium is removed from urine and absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. causes thyroid gland cells to secrete T3 and T4; stimulates thyroid growth
  2. targets the brain to control circadian rhythms and circannual rhythms, and may be involved in maturation of sex organs
  3. signals the release of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary
  4. The chief estrogen, females produce more than males, develops and maintains female secondary sex characteristics, important roles in menstruation and pregnancy
  5. WOMEN: initiates growth of ovarian follicles each month and stimulates ovulation; MEN: stimulates sperm production

5 True/False questions

  1. Neuropeptide Yneuropeptide secreted in the small bowel and colon; signals appetite suppression


  2. Thromboxanesstimulates production of platelets


  3. Estriola major estrogen during pregnancy, the estrogen synthesized by the placenta


  4. Prostacyclinshave an immediate, short-term localized effect, involved in inflammation and pain, blood flow, and blood clotting, as well as other factors


  5. Thyroxinehormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells


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