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Endocrine System

Which of the following is not a cardinal sign of diabetes mellitus? A) polyuria B) polydipsia C) polyphagia D) polycythemia D) polycythemia
The hypothalamic-hypophyseal tract ________. A) connects the hypophysis to the pituitary gland B) is partly contained within the infundibulum C) conducts aldosterone to the hypophysis D) is the site of prolactin synthesis B) is partly contained within the infundibulum
Gluconeogenesis occurs in the liver due to the action of ________. A) aldosterone B) insulin C) secretin D) cortisol D) cortisol
Several hormones are synthesized in the hypothalamus and transported to the anterior pituitary gland. The mechanism of transportation from hypothalamus to anterior pituitary gland is through the ________. hypophyseal portal system
The most important mineralcorticoid regulator of electrolyte concentrations in extracellular fluids is ________. A) insulin B) aldosterone C) glucagon D) cortisol B) aldosterone
The antagonistic hormones that regulate the blood calcium level are calcitonin-parathormone. True OR False True
The hormone that raises blood sugar levels is insulin. True OR False False
ACTH stimulates the adrenal cortex to release corticosteroid hormones. True OR False True
Enteroendocrine cells of the GI tract produce some hormones that are chemically identical to neurotransmitters. True OR False True
The prime metabolic effect of cortisol is gluconeogenesis. True OR False True
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