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Unformatted text preview: REPRODUCTION A physician finds that a 9-year-old male patient is entering precocial (unusually early) puberty. What is a potential cause for such a condition? A. a tumor in the hypothalamus resulting in it having elevated levels of testosterone release B. a tumor in the anterior pituitary resulting in it having elevated levels of testosterone release C. a tumor in the testes resulting in it having elevated levels of estrogen release D. a tumor in the anterior pituitary resulting in it having elevated levels of gonadotropin release 3 Which of the following is a false statement about the posterior pituitary? A) Impairment of the posterior pituitary would have a direct effect on secretion of gonadotropic hormones B) The posterior pituitary's hormones are produced in neurosecretory cells that originate in the hypothalamus. C) The posterior pituitary is anatomically and developmentally an extension of the diencephalon D) None of the above statements are false. REPRODUCTION A physician finds that a 9-year-old male patient is entering precocial (unusually early) puberty. What is a potential cause for such a condition? A. a tumor in the hypothalamus resulting in it having elevated levels of testosterone release B. a tumor in the anterior pituitary resulting in it having elevated levels of testosterone release C. a tumor in the testes resulting in it having elevated levels of estrogen release D. a tumor in the anterior pituitary resulting in it having elevated levels of gonadotropin release...
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