Endocrine Physiology

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Cortisol levels in Cushing's disease (High/Low)
Part of adrenal gland that makes up 20% of the gland
Hormonal response to danger, uncertainty or change.
Pituitary cell type that makes up the largest percentage of pituitary cells.
Thyroid hormone product made after combining two DIT side chains.
Enzyme that oxidizes iodide and incorporates it into thyroglobulin.
Effect of PTH on blood phosphate (increases/decreases)
Anatomical seat of the pituitary.
Effect of opioids on cortisol secretion (Inhibits/Stimulates)
Serum levels of T3/T4 with hyperthyroidism due to a hypersecreting thyroid tumor. (High/Low)
Effect of increased blood cortisol on cortisol secretion (Inhibits/Stimulates)
Serum levels of TSH with hypothyroidism due to iodide insufficiency. (High/Low)
Enzyme that cleaves the transitional block from the preprohormone
Pituitary hormone responsible for ovulation, formation of corpus luteum, secretion of estrogen and progesterone in females.
Number of receptors on a cell surface
17-alpha hydroxylase is needed to produce what hormone?
Part of adrenal gland that is of neuroectodermal origin
How tight a hormone binds to its receptor
Serum levels of TSH with secondary hyperthyroidism. (High/Low)
Disorder characterized by decreased GH levels prior to puberty.
Part of the adrenal gland that makes amine hormones
Pituitary hormone responsible for growth of ovarian follicles and secretion of estrogen in women.
Hypothalamic product that stimulates secretion of luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone.
Serum levels of T3/T4 with primary hypothyroidism. (High/Low)
Hormone specific binding protein for cortisol
This substance is the most important regulator of calcium absorption from the gut
ACTH levels in adrenal tumor (High/Low)
Serum levels of TSH with hyperthyroidism due to a hypersecreting thyroid tumor. (High/Low)
Serum levels of TSH with secondary hypothyroidism. (High/Low)
Rathke's pouch grows up from the mouth to form....
Serum levels of TSH with primary hyperthyroidism. (High/Low)
Serum levels of T3/T4 with secondary hypothyroidism. (High/Low)
Pituitary hormone responsible responsible for body growth and metabolism.
Most common cause of primary hyperthyroidism.
Pituitary hormone responsible for breast development and milk production in women.
T4 converting enzyme that predominates in fasting states.
Effect of PTH on blood calcium (increases/decreases)
Derived from the diencephalon, composed mostly of nervous tissue.
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Serum levels of T3/T4 with hypothyroidism due to iodide insufficiency. (High/Low)
Hypothalamic product that stimulates secretion of prolactin
Pituitary cell type that produces thyroid stimulating hormone.
Neural downgrowth of the diencephalon becomes...
Membrane protein that transports iodide into the lumen on the apical surface of thyroid cells.
Hypothalamic product that inhibits secretion of growth hormone (along with others).
Effect of vitamin D on blood phosphate (increases/decreases)
Effect of sleep-wake transition on cortisol secretion (Inhibits/Stimulates)
Pituitary hormone responsible for testosterone production in men.
Disorder characterized by increased GH secretion that starts after puberty leading to coarse features and metabolic problems.
Cortisol levels in adrenal tumor (High/Low)
Hormone that stimulates growth and vascularity of the thyroid gland.
Hypothalamic product that inhibits secretion of prolactin.
Serum levels of T3/T4 with primary hyperthyroidism. (High/Low)
This substance does not participate in minute-to-minute regulation of plasma Ca+2 in humans and may not even have a physiologic role in regulating plasma Ca+2
Location of cortisol synthesis
Pituitary hormone responsible for secretion of thyroid hormone.
Region of the adrenal gland in which the cells don't have 17-alpha hydroxylase.
Effect of alpha adrenergic agonists on cortisol secretion (Inhibits/Stimulates)
ACTH levels in Cushing's disease (High/Low)
Hypersecretion of cortisol
The combined effect of several hormones in greater than the sum of each individual effect.
Serum levels of T3/T4 with secondary hyperthyroidism. (High/Low)
Pituitary cell type that produces prolactin.
Effect of seratonin on cortisol secretion (Inhibits/Stimulates)
This substance accounts for most of the body’s calcium stores.
Effect of vitamin D on blood calcium (increases/decreases)
ACTH dependent hypercortisolism caused by a pituitary microadenoma
Effect of low blood cortisol on cortisol secretion (Inhibits/Stimulates)
Part of the adrenal gland that makes up 80% of the gland.
Enzyme that converts T4 to rT3 peripherally.
ACTH levels in ectopic ACTH secreting tumor (High/Low)
Hormone carried in the blood from the adrenal cortex to the adrenal medulla that stimulates conversion of NE to epinephrine.
Antibody that stimulates thyroid hormone receptors in Grave's Disease.
Hypothalamic product that stimulates secretion of growth hormone.
Effect of ADH on cortisol secretion (Inhibits/Stimulates)
Effect of stress, hypoglycemia, surgery and trauma on cortisol secretion (Inhibits/Stimulates)
Second most potent mineralocorticoid.
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Cortisol levels in ectopic ACTH secreting tumor (High/Low)
This substance needs only to be hydroxylated in the kidney to become fully active vitamin D.
One hormone causes the loss of receptors for another hormone thus decreasing the effectiveness of the other hormone.
Pituitary cell type that produced growth hormone.
Disorder characterized by increased GH levels prior to puberty.
Effect of somatostatin on cortisol secretion (Inhibits/Stimulates)
Thyroid hormone product of combining MIT and DIT side chains.
The concept that a receptor can bind a given hormone (and agonists and antogonists) but not others.
Pituitary cell type that produces luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone.
Part of adrenal gland that is essential for life.
Part of adrenal gland with mesodermal origin.
Most common cause of hypothyroidism.
Effect of calcitonin on blood phosphate (increases/decreases)
Pituitary cell type that produces ATCH.
Part of adrenal gland that makes steroid hormones.
Derived from the roof of the mouth, composed of glandular tissue.
Hypothalamic product that stimulates secretion of ACTH.
Pituitary hormone responsible for sperm production in men.
Pituitary cell type that makes up the lowest percentage of pituitary cells.
Most commonly deficient enzyme in congenital adrenal hyperplasia
This substance can be converted to cholecalciferol by the sun
PTH is secreted from ___________ cells.
Concept that one hormone must be present in adequate amounts for the full effect of another hormone.
Effect of beta adrenergic agonists on cortisol secretion (Inhibits/Stimulates)
Hypothalamic product that stimulates secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone and prolactin
Pituitary hormone responsible for the secretion of cortisol from the adrenal gland.
Serum levels of TSH with primary hypothyroidism. (High/Low)
Disorder caused by a primary GH insensitivity or resistance that causes a lack of cell response to GH.
Part of adrenal gland that is sympathetically innervated
Effect of calcitonin on blood calcium (increases/decreases)
What enzyme activates vitamin D?
Effect of psychiatric disturbances on cortisol secretion (Inhibits/Stimulates)
Pacemaker for most circadian rhythms
T4 converting enzyme that predominates in freezing states.
Primary site of steroid inactivation
Enzyme that converts T4 to T3 peripherally.

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Created Feb 28, 2013ReportNominate
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