Title Text: An Introduction to Human Disease: Pathology and Pathophysiology Correlations, Eighth Edition
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1:  Endocrine glands secrete hormones directly into the:
A: blood
B: bile
C: brain
D: liver
E: lungs

2:  A dysfunctional endocrine gland characterized by an increased production of hormones is called:
A: hyposecretion
B: homeostasis
C: hypersecretion
D: hyperglycemia

3:  The pituitary gland secretes __ hormones.
A: 4
B: 6
C: 7
D: 9
E: 12

4:  Which pituitary hormone is regulated through an inhibitory factor?
A: prolactin
B: luteinizing hormone
C: follicle-stimulating hormone
D: adrenocorticotrophic hormone

5:  Which organ is not affected by panhypopituitarism?
A: thyroid
B: adrenal glands
C: gonads
D: liver

6:  Individuals with acromegaly grow to an unusual height.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

7:  Hyperthyroidism leads to a deceleration of all bodily functions.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

8:  A toxic goiter can lead to all of the following symptoms EXCEPT:
A: Rapid pulse
B: Weight loss
C: Tremors
D: Constipation
E: Irritability

9:  Exposure of the head and neck to high levels of radiation can result in:
A: medullary carcinoma
B: papillary carcinoma
C: undifferentiated carcinoma
D: well-differentiated tumors

10:  Major factors leading to the development of a nontoxic goiter include the following EXCEPT:
A: Iodine deficiency
B: Panhypopituitarism
C: Enzyme deficiencies
D: Increased hormone requirements

11:  Myxedema is accompanied by a decreased level of TSH
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

12:  Addison's disease affects:
A: blood glucose levels
B: sodium
C: potassium
D: pigmentation
E: All of the Above

13:  Adrenogenital Syndrome can result in precocious puberty and masculine development in females.
A: TRUE
B: FALSE

14:  Hyperparathyroidism is accompanied by the following conditions EXCEPT:
A: Bones become fragile
B: Hypercalcemia
C: Usually secondary to an adenoma
D: Decreased calcium in the bones
E: None of the Above

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