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Reproduction Practice Questions - 1. The endocrine gland...

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1. The endocrine gland that is probably malfunctioning if a person has a high metabolic rate is the parathyroid. a) True b) False 2. Diabetes insipidus and diabetes mellitus are both caused by a genetic mutation involving the synthesis of insulin. a) True b) False 3. Gluconeogenesis occurs in the liver due to the action of a) aldosterone b) insulin c) glucagon d) thyroid hormone e) oxytocin 4) The hypothalamic-hypophyseal tract a) connects the hypohysis to the pituitary gland b) is partly contained in the infundibulum c) conducts aldosterone to the hypophysis d) is the site of prolactin synthesis 5) The ability of a specific tissue or organ to respond to the presence of a hormone is dependent on a) the location of the tissue or organ relative to the location of the endocrine gland b) the membrane potential of the cells of the target organ c) the presence of the specific hormone receptors on the target tissue or organ d) nothing—all hormones are able to stimulate any and all cell types because hormone are
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