Endocrinology for beginners

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An aid in studying introductory endocrine physiology
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1

Hypothalamus controls anterior pituitary through the releasing and __________ hormones

Inhibiting

2

Pick out the hormones not secreted by posterior pituitary gland: Oxytocin, Vasopressin(ADH), Prolactin, Luteinizing hormone.

Prolactin, Luteinizing hormone

3

GHRH(Growth Hormone releasing hormone stimulates release of growth hormone from ______

Anterior pituitary gland

4

GH is released during (a)later stages of sleep (b)Hyperglycemia (c)Hypoglycemia (d)Starvation (e) c and d

(e)

5

The endocrine function of the pancreas is peformed by__

The islets of Langerhans

6

The islets of Langerhans consist of four types of cells,namely:

Alpha cells,Beta cells,Delta cells,F cells

7

The________cells of the islets of Langerhans secrete insulin.

Beta

8

The_______cells of the pancreas secrete glucagon.

Alpha

9

_________hormone secretes glycogenolysis,gluconeogenesis and lipolysis
(A) insulin
(B)glucagon

(B) glucagon

10

IGF-I also called somatomedin C is secreted by the liver and inhibits the secretion of growth hormone True or false

True