Each question in this quiz is timed.
The function of endocrine system is :
Long term , slow remote control of body
Long term , fast remote control of body
Control rapid activity
Control short term , fast remote activity of body
All endocrine glands are under pituitary gland control except:
The posterior pituitary gland secrete one of these hormone :
Pituitary dwarfism is characterized by:
Dwarfism and normal mentality
Dwarfism and menta retardation
Dwarfism and hypogonadism
are polypeptides secreted by anterior pituitary gland.
half life is 5 min.
secretion is stimulated by hyperglycemia.
have an anti-insulin action.
cause bone growth.
Prolactin hormone (PRL):
Causes milk ejection
Inhibits milk formation
Secreted by posterior pituitary
Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) acts on thyroid epithelium causing:
Increased uptake of iodide into the cells.
Conversion of iodide to iodine.
Release of T3 & T4 into circulation
All of the above
A & C
Oxytocin hormone :
Stimulate milk formation
Stimulate uterine formation
Stimulate milk ejection
Dec. Blood gucose
GH secretion can be inhibited by :
Acromegaly is :
Accompanied by increased blood glucose and free fatty acids
Due to basophil adenoma in the pituitary during the adult life
Due to inability of the liver to produce somatostatin
Is accompanied by overgrowth of long bones