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Endocrine System: The Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis

Interactive Physiology® Quiz: Endocrine System: The Hypothalamic-Pituitary Axis

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1
1 Which of the following is composed of neural tissue?
 
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Question 2
2 TRH, GnRH, and other tropic hormones that stimulate the anterior pituitary are synthesized in the:
 
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Question 3
3 Negative feedback exerted by target hormones can be directed at:
 
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Question 4
4 Vasopressin (ADH) and oxytocin are synthesized in the:
 
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Question 5
5 The posterior pituitary hormones, ADH and oxytocin, are released by:
 
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Question 6
6 The release of what hormone is mediated by a neuroendocrine reflex?
 
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Question 7
7 What hormone's release is controlled by the light/dark cycle?
 
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Question 8
8 Which of the thyroid hormones (T3 and T4) is more abundant, and which one is the active form of the hormone?
 
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Question 9
9 Which of the following is NOT a symptom of hypothyroidism?
 
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Question 10
10 Hyperthyroidism is most commonly caused by:
 
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