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Hormones in the Endocrine & Urinary Systems Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Urination and _________ can both be used to mean excreting urine.

Question 2 2. What is the medical term for kidneys?

Question 3 3. In an adult, how big is the liver?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT a function of the liver?

Question 5 5. At your last medical check-up, your physician asked you to start exercising because your weight was well above normal. Why might she have given you this advice?

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Question 6 6. Hyperglycemia occurs when there is too much glucose in the blood, because of inadequate uptake of glucose by cells. Which of the following could be used to treat hyperglycemia?

Question 7 7. Which best describes the role of hormones?

Question 8 8. Which of the following does the endocrine system regulate?

Question 9 9. Dialysate enters and leaves the body through what?

Question 10 10. The sterile fluid used in peritoneal dialysis to draw out wastes from the blood is called what?

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Question 11 11. Which of the below is NOT an organ response to adrenaline?

Question 12 12. Adrenaline production is controlled by which of the following?

Question 13 13. Thyroxine production is regulated by _____.

Question 14 14. A(n) _____ is a chemical messenger used in endocrine functions.

Question 15 15. ADH is also called _____.

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Question 16 16. Alcohol makes the kidneys unable to detect ADH which causes _____ urine to be excreted.

Question 17 17. If a healthy person eats a high sugar meal, which of the following will happen?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a TRUE of insulin?

Question 19 19. Why should people be careful about how many alcoholic beverages they consume?

Question 20 20. What is water balance?

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Question 21 21. Name the gland responsible for controlling the body's circadian rhythm?

Question 22 22. How does the role of the pancreas compare to the role of the adrenal glands?

Question 23 23. What are the functioning units of the kidney?

Question 24 24. What is the name given to the stored form of glucose in the liver?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a function of glucagon?

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Question 26 26. What is the term for the maintenance of a stable environment?

Question 27 27. Which type of peritoneal dialysis relies on gravity to get fluid in and out of the body?

Question 28 28. What classification of gland is the adrenal gland?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is the main function of the thyroid hormone?

Question 30 30. An increase in ADH release will result in the kidneys _____.

Hormones in the Endocrine & Urinary Systems Chapter Exam Instructions

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