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

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