Anatomy and Physiology Review
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Chapter 20: The Endocrine Glands
1: Endocrine glands secrete hormones directly into the:
2: A dysfunctional endocrine gland characterized by an increased production of hormones is called:
3: The pituitary gland secretes __ hormones.
4: Which pituitary hormone is regulated through an inhibitory factor?
5: Which organ is not affected by panhypopituitarism?
6: Individuals with acromegaly grow to an unusual height.
7: Hyperthyroidism leads to a deceleration of all bodily functions.
8: A toxic goiter can lead to all of the following symptoms EXCEPT:
9: Exposure of the head and neck to high levels of radiation can result in:
10: Major factors leading to the development of a nontoxic goiter include the following EXCEPT:
Increased hormone requirements
11: Hyperparathyroidism is accompanied by the following conditions EXCEPT:
Bones become fragile
Usually secondary to an adenoma
Decreased calcium in the bones
None of the Above
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