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Secretions from ductless glands are: hormones
What is another name for the pituitary gland? master gland
Insufficient production of growth hormone during childhood results in which of the following? dwarfism
Overproduction of growth hormone during childhood results in which of the following? gigantism
ACTH stimulates the cortex of which gland? adrenal
Which of the following glands influences the body's metabolic processes? thyroid
Which of the following glands regulate the exchange of calcium between bones and blood? thyroid
Which of the following glands is essential in the metabolism of carbohydrates, and reduces blood sugar levels? pancreas
Which of the following is responsible for growth and development of bones, muscles, and other organs. pituitary
Which of the following adrenal glands dilates systemic arteries and elevates systolic blood pressure? medulla
Which of the following influences the body's internal clock? pineal body
Which of the following hormones regulates skin pigmentation? MSH
Which of the following is a congenital deficiency in secretion of the thyroid hormones T3 and T4? cretinism
Hypersecretion of cortisol may result in which of the following conditions? Cushing’s syndrome
Hyposecretion may result in which of the following conditions? Addison's disease
________________ is a condition of mucus swelling resulting from hypofunction of the thyroid gland. Myxedema
Which of the following controls electrolyte balance by regulating sodium and potassium? aldosterone
Hypothyroidism is the result of excess secretion of thyroxin false
TSH causes the production of estrogen in females false
Prolactin stimulates the production of milk in the breast, and Oxytocin stimulates the flow of milk from the breast true
During pregnancy the placenta serves as an endocrine gland. true
The thyroxine test is used to detect tumors of the thyroid gland false
A GTT test is used to determine the control of glucose over a period of 6—8 weeks false
If a patient’s blood sugar is too low, they may go into a diabetic coma. false
A test used to evaluate infertility in men semen test
Women inseminated with these sperm have a 75 to 80% chance of producing a male child. Y- chromosome
The storage site for the maturation of sperm epididymis
The passageway for sperm to exit the body from the epididymis is vas deferens
In the male, puberty begins around the age of 12
Which of the following conditions is 30% psochogenic in origin impotence
orchitis is found in which of the following testes
cryptorchism is which of the following undescended testes
at what age does the American Cancer Society recommend males to begin regular testicular self exams? 15
Which of the following is surgical sterilization for a male? vasectomy
Which of the following is the surgical binding of a joint for immobilization? arthodesis
Chlamydia most frequent STD in North America
gonorrhea usually asymptomatic in females, and can cause blindness in newborns during birth
Herpes a chronic viral infection with two strains
PID acute or chronic infection of the reproductive tract
endometriosis presence of endometrial tissues outside the tissue
dysmenorrhea painful cramping associated with menstruation
condyloma wart like growth on external genitalia
the ________________ gland is known as the master gland of the body pituitary gland
prolactin is secreted by the adenohypophysis
the _____________________ gland plays a vital role in metabolism and regulates the body's metabolic rate thyroid
______________ is essential for maintenance of a normal serum calcium level parathormone
the principle mineralcorticoid secreted by the adrenal cortex is aldosterone
epinephrine elevates systoic blood pressure, dilates the bronchial tubes and dilates the pupils
an enlargement of the extremities due to excessive growth hormone is called acromegaly
the medical term for softening of a gland adenomalacia
________________ is any disease of the adrenal gland adrenopathy
a congenital deficiency in secretion of the thyroid hormone is called cretinism
adenoma tumor of a gland
diabetes chronic disease of insulin deficiency
gigantism a condtion of being abnormally large
oxytocin stimulates uterine contractions during childbirth
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