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5 Matching questions

  1. eicosanoid
  2. tropic hormone
  3. endocrine gland
  4. Lipotropin
  5. neurohormone
  1. a lipid derived from arachidonic acid; function as short range messengers (paracrine) in the regulation of various physiological processes
  2. b PRH
  3. c a hormone that is released by a neuron (e.g., norepinephrine or vasopressin)
  4. d any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
  5. e hormone secreted by the pituitary gland that stimulates the production of another hormone; also known as a stimulating hormone ( e.g., thyroid-stimulating hormone)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. NPY
  2. Occurs in children: caused by a benign pituitary tumor (adenoma).
  3. hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells
  4. GH
  5. a protein secreted by fat cells, when abundant, Leptin causes the brain to increase metabolism and decreases hunger.

5 True/False questions

  1. Retinol Binding Protein 4WOMEN: regulates estrogen secretion and ovum development; MEN: testosterone production


  2. Leukotrienesfatty molecules of the immune system that regulate inflammation, especially in the lungs; they are heavily involved in the problems associated with asthma and bronchitis


  3. Thyrotropin Releasing HormoneHypothalamus


  4. InsulinINS


  5. LeptinAdipose Tissue (Fat)


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