Endocrine Physiology

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

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