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Problem: Angiotensin Il stimulatesa) thirst only. b) vasoconstriction only.c) synthesis and release of aldosterone. d) thirst and vasoconstriction e) thirst, vasoconstriction, and synthesis and release of aldosterone.

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Angiotensin II: produced from Angiotensin I

: acts on venous and arterial smooth muscle to cause muscle constriction → higher blood pressure

: stimulates secretion of aldosterone

: binds to the hypothalamus → stimulates thirst and water intake

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Angiotensin Il stimulates

a) thirst only. 

b) vasoconstriction only.

c) synthesis and release of aldosterone. 

d) thirst and vasoconstriction 

e) thirst, vasoconstriction, and synthesis and release of aldosterone.

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