Endocrine Physiology

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

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Created Feb 28, 2013ReportNominate
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