Besides the major endocrine glands, there are other organs that secrete hormones such as the skin, kidney, and stomach?
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Which statement is NOT true regarding the adrenal glands?
A. Located on the superior portion of the kidneys
B. Produces various sex hormones, such as DHEA
C. Secretion of adrenal glands are directly influenced by growth hormone
D. Imbalances of certain hormones secreted by the adrenal glands can lead to Addison’s and Cushing’s disease
Which endocrine hormone is associated with decreasing the blood calcium levels in the body?
B. Parathyroid hormone
What statement is NOT true regarding hypothyroidism and the thyroid gland?
A. An individual will have symptoms of weight gain, dry skin and fatigue
B. There will be decrease levels of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)
C. Iodine is vital to the function of the thyroid hormone
D. In some cases of hypothyroidism, a goiter can result
Which statement is NOT true regarding the endocrine system?
A. The majority of hormones are set up on a negative feedback loop to maintain homeostasis levels of the hormone
B. Both antidiuretic hormone (ADH) and aldosterone will influence the overall water volume in the body
C. Too much secretion of growth hormone (GH) can lead to Addison’s disease
D. Over secretion of insulin can lead to a hypoglycemic state
Which choice listed is true regarding the endocrine system?
A. The parathyroid hormone will ultimately increase blood calcium levels
B. The posterior pituitary produces hormones that influence body metabolism
C. The pancreas only produces and secretes the hormone insulin
D. The parathyroid gland is located in the brain
Which endocrine hormone is associated with directly decreasing blood sugar levels?
B. Thyroid hormone
Which statement is NOT true regarding antidiuretic hormone (ADH)?
A. ADH stimulates the release of prolactin secretion too
B. ADH is stored in the posterior pituitary
C. ADH will be secreted if the body is dehydrated
D. ADH ultimately influences the kidneys to absorb more water increasing the body’s overall water retention
Which endocrine gland is associated with and directly responsible for increasing and/or decreasing blood sugar levels?
A. Thymus gland
B. Thyroid gland
D. Adrenal glands
Which endocrine hormone is associated with influencing an individual’s circadian rhythm (sleep/wake cycle)?
Which endocrine hormone is associated with prescription medications that are used to suppress the immune system and have anti-inflammation properties?
Which statement is true regarding blood calcium levels and the endocrine system?
A. Parathyroid hormone will increase the production of vitamin d and absorption of calcium within the gastrointestinal tract
B. Calcitonin will increase the activity of osteoclasts
C. Parathyroid hormone is produced and secreted by the thyroid gland
D. Calcitonin, parathyroid hormone and aldosterone all have a direct impact on blood calcium levels
Which statement is NOT true regarding endocrine system disorders?
A. Hypothryoidism will have an increase of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) secretion
B. Diabetes type 1 results from over secretion of insulin and cellular resistance to insulin
C. Excessive secretion of growth hormone (GH) in children can lead to gigantism
D. Decrease levels of iodine in the body can lead to goiter and hypothyroidism
Which statement is true regarding the endocrine system?
A. The pineal gland is located in the lower neck region of the body
B. Both male and female gonads are influenced by luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)
C. The thyroid only produces and secretes out hormones that influence the body’s metabolism
D. The pancreas produces and secretes insulin and aldosterone
Which endocrine gland is associated with and directly responsible for producing hormones such as cortisol that influence the body’s stress response?
A. Adrenal cortex of the adrenal glands
C. Thyroid gland
D. Adrenal medulla of the adrenal glands