Endocrine Physiology

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

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