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Endocrine test questions 2005 16

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Endocrine test questions 2005 1 Pituitary gland questions (anterior and posterior) The pituitary gland is below the ________. a. pineal gland b. hypothalamus c. thalamus d. pons answer: b Which of the following is not a hormone of the anterior pituitary gland: a. growth hormone b. prolactin c. leutinizing hormone d. oxytoxin answer: d Which is not a function of oxytoxin: a. cause morning sickness b. helps contract uterus smooth muscle c. secrete milk after birth d. function increases closer to time of birth answer: a Which section communicates largely with the hypothalamus: a. anterior b. superior c. posterior d. inferior answer: c Which gland is not caused to function by the anterior pituitary gland: a. adrenal b. ovaric c. bladder d. thyroid answer: c 7 anterior pituitary 1. Which hormone only functions in women? 2. What is another name for the anterior pituitary gland?
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3. Where is the pituitary gland located? 4. What happens if there is an underfunction of the anterior pituitary gland? a. giantism b. hydrocephalis c. death d. dwarfism and decrease of activity in other glands answer: d. dwarfism and decrease of activity in other glands 5. What does Luteinizing Hormone do in men and women? a. men – supports sperm production, women – promotes egg development b. men – promotes lutein production, women – promotes lutein production c. men – stimulates interstitial cells of testes to produce sex hormones, women – induces ovulation, promotes the ovarian secretion of estrogens and progestins, prepares the body for pregnancy d. men – promotes melanin production, women – promotes melanin production answer: c. men – stimulates interstitial cells of testes to produce sex hormones, women – induces ovulation, promotes the ovarian secretion of estrogens and progestins, prepares the body for pregnancy 2 Anterior Pituitary Gland 1. The Pituitary Gland is the size of a: 2. The Anterior Pituitary Gland is composed mostly of cells that secrete…
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