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Unformatted text preview: or aldosterone? Addison's disease 12. Which term describes an abnormally low concentration of glucose in the blood? hypoglycemia 13. Which blood test is used by patients with diabetes to measure the average blood glucose level over the previous 3 to 4 months? hemoglobin A1C 14. Which hormone is secreted by the placenta? human chorionic gonadotropin 15. Which two hormones are secreted by the thyroid gland? thyroxine (T 4 ) and triiodothyronine (T 3 ) 16. Which hormone is secreted by the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland? antidiuretic hormone 17. Which condition is a benign tumor of the pituitary gland that causes the gland to produce too much prolactin? prolactinoma 18. Which endocrine gland is located at the base of the brain, just below the hypothalamus? pituitary 19. Which hormone works with other hormones to regulate the rate of metabolism? thyroxine 20. Which condition is the condition of excessive mammary development in the male? gynecomastia...
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