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Where are pituicytes located

Neurohypophysis

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Zinc is associated with the storage of what hormone

Insulin

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Another name for anterior pituitary

Adenohypophysis

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What gland is responsible for the secretion of calcitonin

Thyroid

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What hormone is an antagonist to PTH

Calcitonin

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What hormone inhibits GH release

Somatostatin

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In what part of the pituitary gland are the crypts, remnants of rathke's

Median eminence

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What organ secretes melatonin

Pineal gland

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Release of aldosterone by the zona glomerulosa is regulated by what hormone

Angiotensin

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What hormone besides renin is made in the kidney

EPO

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Other name for GH

Somatropin

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What hormone is release by fibers of the nucleus of paraventriculars

Oxytocin

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What is the precursor of melatonin

Serotonin

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Somatostatin is secreted by what pancreatic cell

D cells

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The precursor of epinephrine is the

Norepinephrine

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Epinephrine is secreted by what part of adrenal gland

Medulla

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What is the name of the cortical region adjacent to the adrenal medulla

Reticularis

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Where is prolactin produce

Adenohypophysis

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What hormone acts on the DCT of the kidney to decrease urine volume

ADH

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Where is MSH produced

Pars intermedia

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DI results from a deficiency of what hormone

Vasopressin

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What hormone, as one of its effects, stimulates Leydig cells

LH

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Addison's disease is caused by the destruction of what endocrine gland

Adrenal gland

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Acromegaly is caused by overproduction of what hormone

Growth Hormone

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What is the main secretion of zona fasciculata

Cortisol

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What cell secretes calcitonin

C-cell

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Spermatogenesis is stimulated by what pituitary hormone

FSH

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Lipotropin (LSH) is produced by what structure

Adenohypophysis

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What gland is closely regulated by the dark light cycle

Pineal gland

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What endocrine gland typically exhibits accumulations of fat cells with age

Parathyroid gland

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Mineralocorticoids are released by what part of the adrenal gland

Zona glomerulosa

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What cell produces melatonin

Melanocyte

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What substance is made in the follicular(principal) cells of the thyroid gland

Thyroglobulin

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Where is corpora arenacea found

Pineal gland

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Beta-endorphine is related to what part of pituitary gland

Pars intermedia

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Cells of what part of the adrenal gland are of neural crest origin

Medulla

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The JG cortex of the lymph nodes contains abundant supply of what type of lymphocytes

T lymphocytes

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What tonsil other than lingual tonsil is lined by stratified squamous epithelium

Palatine tonsil

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Where is bilirubin formed

Spleen

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What lymphoid structure is unique in that it has a cellular rather than a reticular fiber supporting stroma

Thymus