What is ADH? - Definition & Function


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ADH is also called _____.

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1. What releases ADH?

2. An increase in ADH release will result in the kidneys _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

ADH stands for antidiuretic hormone. This quiz/worksheet combination will test your understanding of this hormone. Information that will be assessed by the quiz include the release of ADH, factors that affect ADH, and other information discussed in the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments will test you on the following:

  • Effects of taking ecstasy
  • The result of an increase in ADH
  • The gland that releases ADH
  • Effect of alcohol on the kidneys
  • Other names for ADH

Skills Practiced

Students will practice the following skills:

  • Information Recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the release of ADH
  • Knowledge Application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the effects of drugs and alcohol on ADH
  • Interpreting Information- verify that you can read information regarding ADH and interpret it accurately

Additional Learning

Review the lesson, What is ADH? - Definition & Function, to learn more about the function of ADH. Objectives covered include:

  • Know what ADH stands for
  • Review a diagram of ADH
  • Understand the function of ADH
  • Understand the relationship between water intake and ADH
  • Know other factors affecting ADH function