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

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