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Q. How do endocrine and exocrine glands differ from each other?

Solved • Aug 9, 2018

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Q. Where specifically (what cell type/region) is insulin produced in the human body? List the 3 anterior pituitary hormones that are glycoprotein hete...

Solved • Aug 1, 2018

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Q. Distinguish between endocrine and autocrine/paracrine regulation. List some of these autocrine/paracrine regulators and describe their functions.

Solved • Jul 2, 2018

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Q. The pituitary gland is called the "master gland." Explain how developmentally the anterior pituitary is different from the posterior pituitary.

Solved • Jun 14, 2018

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Q. The hormone epinephrine causes opposite effects in two populations of target cells because _____. a. epinephrine can only reach target cells in adi...

Solved • Jun 7, 2018

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Q. Malfunction in a control pathway for prolactinSuppose that a woman had to have part of her thyroid gland surgically removed. She would most likely ...

Solved • Jun 6, 2018

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Q. The adrenal medulla is different from the remainder of the sympathetic division because _________.a. postganglionic neurons of the adrenal medulla ...

Solved • Jun 6, 2018

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Q. How does the endocrine system send signals to the rest of the body?

Solved • May 24, 2018

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Q. Which hormone is incorrectly paired with its action?a. oxytocin—stimulates uterine contractions during childbirthb. thyroxine—inhibits metabolic pr...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. The hypothalamusa. synthesizes all of the hormones produced by the pituitary gland.b. influences the function of only one lobe of the pituitary gla...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. Melatonin is secreted by the ________.a. hypothalamus during the dayb. pineal gland during the nightc. autonomic nervous system during the winterd....

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. When a person drinks alcohol, the rate of urination increases. Which of the following best accounts for the increase in urination above normal rate...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. Oxytocin and antidiuretic hormone (ADH) are synthesized in the ________ but released from the ________.a. hypothalamus; posterior pituitaryb. adeno...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. Hormones secreted by the posterior pituitary gland are made in the ________.a. cerebellumb. thalamusc. hypothalamusd. anterior pituitary gland

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. A cluster of tumor cells that produces and secretes growth factors to induce surrounding cells to grow and divide is showing which type of cell-to-...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. A cell with membrane-bound proteins that selectively bind a specific hormone is called that hormone's ________.a. secretory cellb. endocrine cellc....

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. Prostaglandins are local regulators whose chemical structure is derived from ________.a. oligosaccharidesb. fatty acidsc. steroidsd. amino acids

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. The destruction of the thyroid gland (preventing the production of thyroxine) in a tadpole results in which of the following?a) giant tadpoleb) min...

Solved • Aug 3, 2017