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Question 11.Corticosteroids, glucocorticoids and sex hormones are produced by the _____ gland(s).
Question 22.Melatonin is produced by the _____ gland.
Question 33.Norepinephrine and epinephrine are produced when you are experiencing a rush or feel threatened; these hormones are produced by the _____.
Question 44.Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is produced by _____ and can be detected after the _____ of conception.
Question 55.When puberty is reached, _____ in females and _____ in males start producing sex hormones and reproductive cells.
Question 66.All of the following are functions of the corpus luteum, EXCEPT:
Question 77.The thyroid gland is an endocrine gland that regulates metabolism, blood calcium levels and growth through the secretion of:
Question 88.The anterior pituitary gland regulates the thyroid gland function through the secretion of:
Question 99.You just ate a chocolate bar; what will happen to your insulin levels?
Question 1010.Calcitonin and parathyroid hormone (PTH) regulate blood calcium levels. Calcitonin is produced by the _____ gland and PTH is produced by the _____ gland.
Question 1111.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 1212.Hormones are _____ signals released into the _____ by endocrine glands.
Question 1313.Which of the following is produced by endocrine glands?
Question 1414.The adrenal cortex releases _____ to increase blood pressure.
Question 1515.Which structure secretes regulatory hormones that stimulate the secretion of hormones by the anterior pituitary gland?
Question 1616.How does the role of the pancreas compare to the role of the adrenal glands?
Question 1717.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 1818.Which of the following is a structure that develops after ovulation?
Question 1919.How do mineralocorticoids regulate sodium levels?
Question 2020.With which part of the body does the hypothalamus communicate via hormonal messages?
Question 2121.Where is the pineal gland located?
Question 2222.Which hormone is secreted by the anterior pituitary gland for the purpose of stimulating the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4?
Question 2323.What would trigger the release of Glycogen from the liver into the bloodstream?
Question 2424.Adrenaline is another name for _____.
Question 2525.Which of the following is a function of catecholamines?
Question 2626.What is the name of the process that increases the synthesis of glucose from molecules such as proteins and fats?
Question 2727.If the structure of the thyroid gland is described as a butterfly, the four, tiny spots on the butterfly wings are referred to as the _____.
Question 2828.Which of the following is not a tropic hormone?
Question 2929.The body requires a state of continual balance in order to function at its maximum level of efficiency. What term designates this state of continual balance?
Question 3030.The corpus luteum is maintained by the hormone hCG. Why is this important?
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