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Unformatted text preview: BMED 3100: Systems Physiology Test 4, March 13, 2009 Honor Pledge All students are required, when requested, to attach the following statement to any material turned in for a grade in any course at Georgia Institute of Technology: On my honor, I pledge that I have neither given nor received inappropriate aid in the preparation of this assignment. __________ KEY _______________ Signature __________________________________ Name (Printed) Be brief in your answers. Write clearly. Backs of pages will not be graded. No calculators. Closed book and notes. Last Name BMED 3100: Systems Physiology Test 4, March 13, 2009 1 Multiple Choice: Write the best answer on the line to the right. (2 pts each) 1. Which of the following hormones originates in the anterior pituitary +2 (none are correct) A. dopamine B. growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) C. somatostatin D. gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) E. oxytocin 2. All of the following are considered classic endocrine glands except. ___ D _______ A. pancreas B. thyroid gland C. adrenal gland D. hypothalamus E. pituitary gland 3. Neurohormones ____ D ______ A. can travel either from neuron to neuron or through the blood. B. includes epinephrine C. include anterior pituitary hormones D. include posterior pituitary hormones E. primarily act direct on neurons 4. The hypothalamic-hypophyseal portal system _____ A ______ A. goes between the hypothalamus and the anterior pituitary gland. B. goes between the hypothalamus and the posterior pituitary gland. C. goes between the hypothalamus and the thalamus. D. serves to distribute dilute hormones to the systemic circulation. E. brings hormones directly to their target. 5. Some hormones are transported in plasma bound to proteins. These proteins function to ____ D ______ A. maintain a stable high concentration of the hormone in the plasma and reduce its clearance rate from plasma. B. reduce the binding of the hormone to its receptors in some cases. C. make the hormone more soluble in aqueous plasma....
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- Spring '08
- Endocrine System, systems physiology