Weeks 9-10 Handout0

Weeks 9-10 Handout0 - intestinal calcium absorption 5 What...

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Weeks 9-10 Handout TA: Manely Leilah Yafeh 1. Name the two main layers of bone. Why are they significant? 2. Name the three main types of cells found in bone. What are their functions? How do they exert their functions? 3. Name the stimuli and effects of parathyroid hormone (PTH). Why is PTH essential for life?
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4. Briefly describe the calcitriol synthesis pathway. Why is Vitamin D 3 necessary for effective
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Unformatted text preview: intestinal calcium absorption? 5. What is calcitonin? Why has its significance eluded the medical field? 6. Name the two main types of bone disease mentioned in lecture. What are their causes? What treatments are available? 7. Name the three main hormones of the adrenal cortex. What are their actions? 8. What are the causes and symptoms of hypercortisolism? Hypocortisolism?...
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