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Sophia Human Biology Milestone 5 1 Which definition best suits pancreatic islets? Cells of the pancreas that secrete somatostatin Cells of the pancreas that secrete insulin Groups of all three types of pancreatic cells Cells of the pancreas that secrete glucagon CONCEPT Pancreatic Hormones 2 Which of the following is most likely the cause of Graves' disease? Higher than normal levels of parathyroid hormone in the blood
Lower than normal levels of parathyroid hormone in the blood Lower than normal levels of thyroid hormones in the blood Higher than normal levels of thyroid hormones in the blood CONCEPT Thyroid and Parathyroid 3 What is the outer part of the adrenal gland called? Adrenal cortex Adrenal medulla Adrenal dermis Adrenal body CONCEPT Adrenal Glands
4 Which part of the large intestine is analogous to the urinary bladder? Rectum Anus Descending colon Appendix CONCEPT Large Intestine 5 Which part of the digestive system primarily absorbs nutrients? Mouth Pharynx
Stomach Small intestine CONCEPT Digestion 6 Which organ secretes fructose that is used by sperm as an energy source? Seminal vesicle Prostate gland Vas deferens Epididymis CONCEPT Male Reproductive System 7 Which of the following statements about aging is true?

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