Endocrine Physiology

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

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Created Feb 28, 2013ReportNominate
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