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31.The target tissue of ACTH is the:A) thymus glandB) medulla of the adrenal glandC) cortex of the adrenal glandD) beta cells of the pancreas
32.The hormone responsible for stimulating contractions of the uterus is known as:
33. .In the body, both the blood sodium and potassium levels are regulated by _____.BCD
34.The endocrine gland which contributes to setting the body's biological clock is the___.BCD
35. Major types of hormones include ___________.a) steroid hormones that act on membrane receptorsb) steroid hormones that are stored before releasec) peptide hormones that act on the cell membrane via a second messenger systemd) amino acid derivative hormones that alter gene expression of the target cell
36. Which one of the following hormones is the major hormone involved with chronicstress?
37. Which one of the following statements best describes an Addisonian crisis?BCD
38. Which of the following is the underlying problem in neurogenic diabetes insipidus?
39. Cushing’s diseaseA.Cushing’s disease results from a benign pituitary adenoma secreting excess levels of cortisol.B . Cushing’s disease results from a benign pituitary adenoma secreting excess ACTH. Highlevels of ACTH in turn causes increased production of cortisol from the adrenal cortex.C. Cushing’s disease results from a benign adrenal adenoma secreting excess ACTH. High levelsof ACTH in turn cause increased production of cortisol from the adrenal cortex.D. Cushing’s disease results from a benign adrenal adenoma secreting excess levels of cortisol.
40. Which of the following are correct regarding the effects of increased levels of growthhormone in acromegaly?
B. Increased levels of growth hormone stimulate increased production of insulin like growthfactor one (IGF1) from the adrenal glandsC. Increased levels of growth hormone stimulate increased production of vasopressin from theliverD. Increased levels of growth hormone stimulate increased production of vasopressin from theadrenal glands
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Endocrine System, Cortisol, Anterior pituitary

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