Endocrine Physiology

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

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Created Feb 28, 2013ReportNominate
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