Chapter 13: The Endocrine System

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Endocrine System Quizzes & Trivia

Chapter 13


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  • 1. 
    A condition due to excessive secretion of any glan, especially an endocrine gland
    • A. 

      Hypocrinism

    • B. 

      Endocrinopathy

    • C. 

      Hypercrinism

  • 2. 
    Pathology resultion in the excessive secretion by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland is  
    • A. 

      Hyperpituitartarism

    • B. 

      Hypopituitarism

    • C. 

      Gigantism

  • 3. 
    Is a feather-shapedorgan located posterior to the stomach that functions as part of both the digestive and the endocrine systems
    • A. 

      Pancreatitis

    • B. 

      Polydisia

    • C. 

      Pancreas

  • 4. 
    A group of metabolic disorders characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both
    • A. 

      Diabetes insipidus

    • B. 

      Diabetic coma

    • C. 

      Diabetic retinopathy

  • 5. 
    An autoimmune disorder that is caused by hyperthyroidism and is characterized by goiter and/or exophthalmos
    • A. 

      Thymectomy

    • B. 

      Thyroid storm

    • C. 

      Graves' disease

  • 6. 
    Hyperpituitarism is a condition of redused secretion due to the partial or complete, loss of the function of the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Calcitionin is a group of  medical disorders characterized by hyperglycemia resulting from defects in the insulen secration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Endocrinologist is a  physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating diseases and malfunctions of the endocrine glands
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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