Endocrine Disorders Trivia Questions

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Endocrine System Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Anterior pituitary...
    • A. 

      Gigantism - hypersecretion of gh, in proportion,childhood

    • B. 

      Arcomegaly- hypersecretion of GH, adulthood, large hands

    • C. 

      Pituitary dwarfism- hyposecretion of gh, childhood

  • 2. 
    Posterior pituitary....
    • A. 

      Diabetes insipidus (thirsty a lot) insufficient ADH

    • B. 

      Idk

  • 3. 
    Pancreas.....
    • A. 

      Diabetes mellitus-- insufficient insulin, beta cells

    • B. 

      Type 1 diabetes- autoimmune destruction of beta cells

    • C. 

      Type 2- reduced insulin production

  • 4. 
    If you have LOW BLOOD SUGAR, There are a lot f ALPHA cells---- GLUCAGON
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    HIGH BLOOD SUGAR==== LOTS OF BETA CELLS==== INSULIN
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Thyroid....
    • A. 

      Graves disease- eyes protrude out, antibodies mimic TSH

    • B. 

      Hypothyroidism= insufficient TH,insufficient iodine,colloid enlargement, underactive thyroid

  • 7. 
    Adrenal cortex...
    • A. 

      Cushings-- hypersecretion of cortisol, weird distribution of fat

    • B. 

      Addison- hyposecretion of cortisol , weight loss, skin change

  • 8. 
    RANDOM: releasing hormones(control release of another hormone)...
    • A. 

      Inhibiting hormones(steroid) are made by hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Use hypophyseal portal system

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