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quiz_5_WITH_KEY - Quiz #5 2.29.08 Happy Leap Year! NAME _...

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Quiz #5 2.29.08 Happy Leap Year! NAME _____________________ LAB _____________________ 1. Anaphylactic shock (caused by a severe allergic reaction) is characterized by a significant drop in blood pressure and the development of a weak heart rate. Which of the hormones you have learned about would you administer to a patient in anaphylactic shock with these symptoms ? Explain your choice. (2 pts) Administer epinephrine or adrenaline (1) This hormone will increase blood pressure OR increase heart rate (1) 2. Recall the tadpole that could not undergo metamorphosis to become a mature frog because it lacked adequate thyroxine . a. What gland is directly responsible for the production of this hormone? (0.5 pt) thyroid gland b. Based upon what you know about how the gland you identified in part a is regulated, suggest a reason why the gland might be producing inadequate amounts of thyroxine. Be very specific about other tissues and hormones that may be involved. (NOTE: adequate nutrients and elements are present for thyroxine synthesis). (2 pts)
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quiz_5_WITH_KEY - Quiz #5 2.29.08 Happy Leap Year! NAME _...

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