BIO.CH.18.QUIZ - Question 1 5 out of 5 points Response...

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Question 1 5 out of 5 points Response patterns in the endocrine system are particularly effective in: Answer Selected Answer: coordinating cell tissue and organ activities on a sustained long-term basis Correct Answer: coordinating cell tissue and organ activities on a sustained long-term basis Question 2 5 out of 5 points Neurons communicate with one another and with effectors by: Answer Selected Answer: releasing chemical neurotransmitters
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Correct Answer: releasing chemical neurotransmitters Question 3 5 out of 5 points The release of hormones by endocrine cells alters the: Answer Selected Answer: metabolic activities of many tissues and organs simultaneously Correct Answer: metabolic activities of many tissues and organs simultaneously Question 4 5 out of 5 points The biogenic amino hormones include: Answer
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Selected Answer: E, NE, dopamine, melatonin, and thyroid hormones Correct Answer: E, NE, dopamine, melatonin, and thyroid hormones Question 5 5 out of 5 points Generally, the amino acid chains of peptide chains of hormones are produced as: Answer Selected Answer: prohormones Correct Answer: prohormones Question 6 0 out of 5 points
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Steroid hormones affect target organ cells by: Answer Selected Answer: binding to target receptors in the nucleus Correct Answer: binding to receptors in the cell membrane Question 7 5 out of 5 points Endocrine cells responding directly to changes in the composition of the extracellular fluid is an example of: Answer Selected Answer: an endocrine reflex Correct Answer: an endocrine reflex
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Question 8 5 out of 5 points The hypothalamus is a major coordinating and control center because: Answer Selected Answer: it contains autonomic centers and acts as an endocrine organ Correct Answer: it contains autonomic centers and acts as an endocrine organ Question 9 5 out of 5 points The pituitary gland is connected to the hypothalamus by a slender, funnel-shaped structure called the: Answer Selected Answer: infundibulum
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Correct Answer: infundibulum d Question 10 5 out of 5 points The small oval pituitary gland lies nestled within a depression of the sphenoid bone called the: Answer Selected Answer: sella turcica Correct Answer: sella turcica d Question 11 5 out of 5 points The hormone synthesized from molecules of the neurotransmitter serotonin in the pineal gland is: Answer
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Selected Answer: melatonin Correct Answer: melatonin Question 12 5 out of 5 points An abnormally low production of gonadotropin produces a condition called:
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course BIOLOGY 159 taught by Professor Hamm during the Spring '11 term at Harry S. Truman College - CCC.

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BIO.CH.18.QUIZ - Question 1 5 out of 5 points Response...

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