The Ultimate Endocrine System Quiz

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Name one hormone secreted by the thyroid gland.
True or false: FSH and LH are produced and secreted only in females.
Which hormone causes the thyroid to uptake iodine and produce thyroid hormone?
Which hormone stimulates the production of breast milk?
Does calcitonin increase or decrease blood plasma calcium levels?
What hormone does the parathyroid gland produce?
Does PTH increase or decrease blood plasma calcium levels?
True or false: The hypothalamus regulates both the anterior and the posterior pituitary.
Which of the following types of hormones is NOT secreted by the adrenal cortex: glucocorticoids, thyroid hormones, mineralocorticoids, cortical sex hormones?
Does cortisol increase or decrease blood glucose levels?
What important mineralocorticoid is released by the adrenal cortex?
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Which endocrine gland secretes epinephrine and norepinephrine?
True or false: The liver secretes insulin and glucagon.
Somatostatin inhibits the secretion of which two things?
True or false: Steroid hormones pass through the cell membrane and act directly inside the cell.
True or false: Peptide hormones pass through the cell membrane and act directly inside the cell.
Does an endocrine or exocrine gland secrete hormones directly into the blood stream?
What kind of hormone stimulates other endocrine glands: tropic or direct?
The anterior pituitary is regulated in part by what other endocrine gland?
Which gland secretes melatonin?
Which two hormones are secreted by the ovaries?

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