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Lec38_07 - operative III Sample Problems 1 Where would you...

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Lec38 - 2007 INTRODUCTORY ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY BIOAP 311/VETBM 346 FALL 2007 OUTLINE - LECTURE 38 Hypothalamus and the Pituitary Gland ( Reading - Chapter 45 thru Page 653) I. Major Topics/Concepts to be covered: 1. Functional anatomy of the hypothalamic/pituitary axis. 2. Major hormones of the hypothalamus/pituitary. a. hormonal releasing factors. 3. Feedback paths and blood supply. II. You will have learned the material when you can: 1. Draw the anatomical relationships of the hypothalamus/pituitary. 2. Trace the path of information flow for the control of anterior and posterior pituitary hormone release. 3. Predict the sites where feedback loops probably are
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Unformatted text preview: operative. III. Sample Problems: 1. Where would you expect the receptors responsible for regulating oxytocin release by the neurohypophysis to be located? 2. What is the importance of releasing factors in the regulation of adenohypophyseal release? 3. How does neurosecretion in the neurohypophysis differ from transmitter release at a nerve synapse? 4. What determines the specificity of action a particular messenger will ultimately have on a target cell? file:///C|/WINWORD/COURSES/31107/Lec38-07.htm8/15/2007 10:28:50 AM...
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