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Question 11.Lucy is running a 10K marathon next week. It will be extremely important for her to ensure that her body maintains a proper electrolyte and water balance during this strenuous event. Which of the following types of hormones will help her in this endeavor?
Question 22.Calcitonin and parathyroid hormone (PTH) regulate blood calcium levels. Calcitonin is produced by the _____ gland and PTH is produced by the _____ gland.
Question 33.Which of the following is produced by endocrine glands?
Question 44.What would trigger the release of Glycogen from the liver into the bloodstream?
Question 55.T3 _____, while T4 _____.
Question 66.The anterior pituitary gland regulates the thyroid gland function through the secretion of:
Question 77.All of the following are functions of the corpus luteum, EXCEPT:
Question 88.The _____ gland is a pea-sized endocrine gland located beneath the hypothalamus. It receives signals from the hypothalamus, which tell it to start or stop the release of hormones into the bloodstream.
Question 99.Describe the functioning of catecholamines when the body is faced with a short-term stressor.
Question 1010.The adrenal cortex releases _____ to increase blood pressure.
Question 1111.You just ate a chocolate bar; what will happen to your insulin levels?
Question 1212.Which hormone is responsible for stimulating the body to begin contractions during childbirth?
Question 1313.Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is produced by _____ and can be detected after the _____ of conception.
Question 1414.Melatonin is produced by the _____ gland.
Question 1515.Corticosteroids, glucocorticoids and sex hormones are produced by the _____ gland(s).
Question 1616.Which hormone is secreted by the anterior pituitary gland for the purpose of stimulating the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4?
Question 1717.Hormones are _____ signals released into the _____ by endocrine glands.
Question 1818.What is the name of the process that increases the synthesis of glucose from molecules such as proteins and fats?
Question 1919.Why are parathyroid hormone and calcitonin considered to be antagonists of one another?
Question 2020.How does the body restore itself to normal when calcium levels are too low?
Question 2121.Which of the following is a function of Human Placental Lactogen (hPL)?
Question 2222.The hormone that is responsible for the development of female characteristics is _____, and the hormone that is responsible for the development of masculine characteristics is _____.
Question 2323.Norepinephrine and epinephrine are produced when you are experiencing a rush or feel threatened; these hormones are produced by the _____.
Question 2424.Which of the following is a structure that develops after ovulation?
Question 2525.Which hormone has the effect of lowering blood calcium by moving calcium into your bones?
Question 2626.With which part of the body does the hypothalamus communicate via hormonal messages?
Question 2727.The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland that regulates metabolism, blood calcium levels and growth through the secretion of:
Question 2828.Which structure secretes regulatory hormones that stimulate the secretion of hormones by the anterior pituitary gland?
Question 2929.Where is the pineal gland located?
Question 3030.When puberty is reached, _____ in females and _____ in males start producing sex hormones and reproductive cells.
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