Human A&p 2 - Endocrine System

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1.  Produced by Anterior Pituitary. Major target is Bones and Skeletal Muscle. Nontrophic.
A.
B.
C.
D.
2.  Prolactin's release is stimulated by _______ from the hypothalamus. Release is inhibited by _______ which is also known as dopamine. In females it stimulates __________. In males it enhances _________ production. 
3.  Each layer of the Adrenal Cortex produces a certain hormone:
A. Glomerulosa
A.
B. Fasiculata
B.
C. Reticularis
C.
4.  The pituitary gland is connected to the hypothalamus via the
A.
B.
C.
D.
5.  Mechanism of Amino-Based Hormones:
A. Binds to protein recpetors in
A.
B. Receptor binds to
B.
C. Gs activates
C.
D. Adenylate Cyclase produces
D.
E. CAMP activates
E.
F. Kinase A phosphorylates...
F.
G. Gi ______ Adenylate Cyclase
G.
H. G protein is inactive as GTP converts to
H.
6.  3 distinct layers of the Adrenal Cortex: 
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
7.  Process of Thyroid Hormone Production...
A. Walls of follicles made of
A.
B. ...produce
B.
C. _____ is covalently bound to these molecules
C.
D. The two make a sticky _______ that is stored in the follicles
D.
E. Small globules of this colloid are endocytosed then ________ digest iodinated thyroglobulin
E.
F. This releases ______
F.
8.  The anterior pituitary
A.
B.
9.  ________ help to regulate the metabolic rate of most cells in the body in an effort to resist stress, helps body to adapt to intermittent food intake, keeps blood sugar and volume levels constant.
10.  Insufficient insulin 
A.
B.
11.  The four Trophic hormones in the Anterior pituitary
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
12.  Myxedema 
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
13.  Aldosterone pumps ______ out of kidney tubules and into the blood while it pumps ______ out of blood and into the kidney tubules. 
14.  Calcitonin is used to treat
A.
B.
C.
D.
15.  Release of TSH from the ____________ gland is triggered by release of ______ ( ________________ ) from the _________
16.  In the pancreas
A. High blood sugar
A.
B. Low blood sugar
B.
C. Glucagon
C.
D. Insulin
D.
E. Lowers glucose levels in blood
E.
F. Increases glucose levels in blood
F.
17.  Cretinism Symptoms:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
18.  The pituitary gland secretes __ major hormones:
A.
B.
C.
D.
19.  Features of the Endocrine system
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
20.  Growth Hormone Pathology
A. Pituitary Dwarfism
A.
B. Acromegaly
B.
C. Accelerated aging
C.
D. Gigantism
D.
E. Thickening of soft tissue
E.
F. Aquired GHD
F.
G.
G.
21.  In the Anterior Pituitary gland, the Hypophyseal Portal System carries _______ and ______ hormones from the ventral hypothalamus to the _________
22.  ______ -> FSH+LH  -> ______ -> ________
23.  The Neuroendocrine Gland is the ___________
24.  When the number of receptors on a target cell decreases this is called ________ _________
25.  Organs containing endocrine tissue
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
26.  _____ -> ACTH -> _______ -> _________
27.  Anterior Pituitary Hormones:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.
I.
28.  Excess cortisol results in _________. 
A.
B.
C.
D.
29.  Response of Target Cells depends on:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
30.  Secretes Melatonin
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
31.  Most common cause of hyperthyroidism
32.  _________ can be a lack of either Aldosterone or Cortisol
A.
B.
C.
D.
33.  TSH stands for ____________
34.  _____ is produced by the parafollicular cells of the thyroid gland
A.
B.
C.
35.  Production of hormones in the posterior pituitary gland:
A. 1 Hypothalamic neurons synthesize
A.
B. Oxytocin and 2 ADH and oxytocin are transported to the
B.
C. 3 ADH and Oxytocin are then stored in
C.
D. 4 Oxytocin and ADH are released into the blood when
D.
36.  The Adrenal Glands have two parts the adrenal ______(true endocrine tissue) and _____(neural tissue). 
37. 
  • Releases leptin into the body 
  • Targets CNS and signals satiety
A.
B.
C.
D.
38.  ______ and ______ both inhibit TSH secretion as a negative feedback mechanism 
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
39.  Parafoliicular Cells in the Thyroid produce _____
A.
B.
C.
D.
40.  Most important hormone at controlling blood calcium levels 
41.  Pancreatic Islets form _____ kinds of hormone producing cells: ______________
42.  PTH
  • ______ osteoclasts to breakdown bone and release calcium 
  • ______ loss of calcium in urine
  • ______ absorption of calcium from intestine 
43.  ________ gland is located in the anterior trachea just below the larynx. 
44.  In females ____ estrogen leads to increased _____ 
A. Low
A.
B. High
B.
45. 
  • Large in infants and children 
  • shrinks with age and becomes adipose and connective tissue
  • involved in producing T cells and the immune system
A.
B.
C.
D.
46.  ______ Gland is unique in its ability to store hormone extracellularly 
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
47.  Calcitonin
  • ______ blood calcium and phosphate
  • ______ osteoblast activity and the uptake of calcium into the bone
  • ______ osteoclasts and the breakdown of bones 
48.  The Pituitary Gland is also called the
A.
B.
C.
D.
49.  ______ -> TSH -> ______ -> ________
50.  Pancreatic hormones...
A. Primarily targets the liver - has some affect on adipose and skeletal muscle
A.
B. Targets the liver, adipose and muscle
B.
C. Glucagon
C.
D. Insulin
D.
51.  ______ makes glucose from molecules other than starch and sugar: 
A.
B.
C.
D.
52.  Hypothyroidism
A. In adults
A.
B. In children
B.
C. ?
C.
53.  Muscle and bone loss, water and salt retention, hypertension (edema/moon face), redistribution of fat to posterior neck, and severe infections are all results of 
A.
B.
C.
D.
54.  Pathology of aldosterone: 
A. Addison's Disease
A.
B. Aldosteronism
B.
C. Excess sodium in blood, hypertension, and edema
C.
D. Low sodium in the blood, high potassium levels, hypotension, dehydration
D.
55.  ___________ includes sex hormones and is mostly androgens (testosterone). Insignificant, however to the amounts made by gonads. May play a role in the onset of puberty and in women, may be involved in sex drive. 
A.
B.
C.
D.
56.  ________ primary effects are:
  • Gluconeogenesis 
  • Breakdown proteins and reuse amino acids for repair
  • Works with adrenalin to increase blood pressure for rapid delivery of fuel and nutrients to cells
  • Prevents over-activity of the immune system
  • During periods of stress blood levels of glucose, fatty acids and amino acids dramatically rise 
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
57.  Glucocorticoid levels significantly rise during:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
58.  PTH is the opposite of ______
59. 
  • Produces ANP 
  • Works at kdney tubules to increase production of 'salty' urine
A.
B.
C.
D.
60.  The Body's major metabolic hormone that affects almost every cell in the body 
A.
B.
C.
D.
61.  Myxedema Symptoms: 
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
62.  In the pancreas, _______ causes release of glucose into the blood, mainly targets the liver, causes breakdown of stored glucose (glycogen).
63. 
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Accounts for 97% of people with Diabetes Mellitus
  • Inability of tissues to respond to insulin
  • Leptin may play a role 
  • In some cases abnormal receptors may be produced or Abs may bind to receptors and deactivate them 
A.
B.
C.
64. 
  • Type 1 Diabetes 
  • Accounts for 3% of people with diabetes Mellitus 
  • Decreased insulin secretion
  • develops from an autoimmune destruction of pancreatic islets
  • most commonly develops in young people
  • Therapy - Insulin Injections
A.
B.
C.
65. 
  • Produces erythropoetin (epo)
  • signals bone marrow to increase red blood cells
A.
B.
C.
D.
66.  Causes include: 
  • a missing or abnormally developed thyroid gland
  • pituitary gland's failure to stimulate the thyroid
  • defective or abnormal formation of thyroid hormone
A.
B.
C.
D.
67.  If blood becomes too concentrated, _______ goes to the kidney tubules and causes water to be reabsorbed and less urine is produced.
68.  The Posterior Pituitary Gland
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
69.  During Glucose Tolerance Test, if after one our, blood values are less than _____ mg/dl and after 2 hours less than _____ mg/dl one is considered normal. But if The level is greater than ______ one is considered diabetic. If after two hours the level is between _____ and _____ one is considered pre-diabetic. 
70.  Most important and abundant mineralocorticoid 
71.  Aldosterone secretion is stimulated by:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
72.  A hormone regulates cell metabolism by:
  • changing membrane __________ through ion channels
  • Stimulating _________ _________
  • Activating and Deactivating __________
  • Induce _______ of molecules from cells
  • Stimulate ___________
73.  A Trophic hormone
A.
B.
C.
D.
74.  Oxytocin
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.
I.
J.
K.
L.
M.
75.  ADH Deficiency leads to Diabetes Insipidus
A.
B.
76.  Anti diuretic Hormone (ADH)
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
77.  Insulin ________ transport of glucose from blood to muscle and fat cells 
78.  A hormone is a chemical messenger released by cells in order to ______________________________. Hormones are either _________ __________ based or _______________.
79.  In the Pancreas:
A. Insulin
A.
B. Glucagon
B.
C. Release of glucose into the blood
C.
D. Lowers glucose levels
D.
80.  When the number of receptors on a target cell increases this is called ______ ________
81.  Secretion of ________ results in ________ of Growth Hormone
A. GHIH
A.
B. GHRH
B.
82.  The __________ is both endocrine and exocrine tissue 
A.
B.
C.
D.
83.  An autoimmune disease where abnormal antibodies mimic TSH so blood TH levels are high. 
A.
B.
C.
D.
84.  The anterior pituitary is glandular and has no neural connection to the hypothalamus
A.
B.
85.  Aldosterone: 
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
86.  Mechanism of Steroid Hormones (and thyroid hormones):
  • Diffuse easily across plasma membrane 
  • Binds to an ___________ _________
  • Homone-receptor complex moves into __________ and binds with _______ (this stimulates _________)
  • _______ moves to cytoplasm where it is translated to a _________
87.  The most important ________ is cortisol (hydrocortisone), cortisone, and corticosterone. 
A.
B.
C.
88.  _______ increases the body's use of glucose and increases metabolic rate of cells 
89.  ______ Gland is the largest pure endocrine gland in the body.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
90.  _______ stimulates adrenal cortex to release corticosteroid hormones 
91.  Secretes epinephrine and norepinephrine into blood, is sympathetic nervous tissue, activated by sudden stress, produced fight-or-flight response
A.
B.
92.  The endocrine glands are _______ _______ _______ _______ and  _______.
93.  Regulates electrolyte concentrations, particularly sodium and potassium 
A.
B.
C.
D.
94.  _______ is a symptom of ______
A. Muscle twitches, excitable neurons, loss of sensation
A.
B. Stones, bones, abdominal moans, and psychiatric overtones
B.
95.  Alcohol is a ______ and it inhibits ______ secretion causing and increase in ______ output.
96.  _____ + _____ = Gonadotrophins 
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
97.  Diabetes Mellitus 
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.
I.
J.
K.
98.  Cortisol pathology 
A. Excess Cortisol
A.
B. Lack of Cortisol
B.
99.  Hyperthyroidism
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
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