Terminology for The Endocrine System & Hormones Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If the anterior pituitary gland secretes too little FSH and LH, what could result?

Question 2 2. Which of the following best describes the thyroid gland?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT regulated by mineralocorticoids?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a function of catecholamines?

Question 5 5. Nathan is still suffering from the unexpected and tragic death of both of his parents in an automobile accident last year. Which of the following hormones listed is helping him to cope with this long-term stressor?

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Question 6 6. Mary thinks she might be pregnant and purchases a pregnancy test. The pregnancy test shows a positive result. Why did the test come back positive?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements best describes the placenta?

Question 8 8. If a male does not enter puberty sometime in his teens, his doctor might prescribe which medication(s)?

Question 9 9. If the beta cells of the pancreas are destroyed, which condition will develop?

Question 10 10. 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 _____.

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Question 11 11. How is the renin-angiotensin system best described?

Question 12 12. Why is it an advantage to a breast-feeding mother that prolactin reduces fertility?

Question 13 13. A child who is not growing at a proper rate might be deficient in the _____.

Question 14 14. Which of the following conditions could result if your adrenal glands did not produce enough hormones?

Question 15 15. Which hormone is secreted by the anterior pituitary gland for the purpose of stimulating the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4?

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Question 16 16. The anterior region of the pituitary gland is called _____.

Question 17 17. How does the body restore itself to normal when calcium levels are too low?

Question 18 18. Which of the following hormones acts to prepare the uterus to receive a fertilized egg?

Question 19 19. Adrenaline is another name for _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements is FALSE, regarding norepinephrine?

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Question 21 21. What stimulates the adrenal medulla to secrete its hormones?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is a symptom of Hyperthyroidism?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is a function of Human Placental Lactogen (hPL)?

Question 24 24. What is the name of the process that increases the synthesis of glucose from molecules such as proteins and fats?

Question 25 25. Which hormone has the effect of lowering blood calcium by moving calcium into your bones?

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Question 26 26. Jim has a busy day at work and then runs his children around for after school sports. He forgets to eat most of the day. What will happen to him as a result?

Question 27 27. How are glucocorticoids secreted from the adrenal cortex?

Question 28 28. Which cells within the pancreas produce insulin?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is a classic symptom of diabetes mellitus?

Question 30 30. A woman having trouble conceiving a child might need additional amounts of which hormone(s):

Terminology for The Endocrine System & Hormones Chapter Exam Instructions

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