A) thyroxine B) triiodothyronine C) calcitonin D) cortisol E) aldosterone 6. Which of the following statements regarding T3 and T4 is false? A) They are produced by the thyroid gland. B) They regulate metabolism. C) They increase the rate of oxygen consumption.
Glucocorticoids are released in response to stress through the action of ACTH. 4. Gonadocorticoids are mostly weak androgens, which are converted to testosterone and estrogens in the tissue cells * Medulla (neurosecretory) The adrenal medulla contains chromaffin cells that synthesize epinephrine and norepinephrine (pp. 542–544; Figs. 15.13, 15.16; Table 15.
The main function of the pituitary gland is to regulate the human growth hormone (HGH) and weight; main controller along with the genes of final height of a person. A malfunction in the pituitary gland can cause hypersecretion which results in gigantism or acromegaly and hypo secretion can result in dwarfism. The Thyroid Gland: The Thyroid gland is a very small vascular organ that is located in the neck. It consists of two lobes, one on each side of the trachea, just below the larynx or the voice box. The two lobes are
Rose Dummgian P5 explain the dysfunction in relation to water balance and its possible treatments Kidneys “In humans, each kidney has a bean-shaped appearance with a convex and concave side.” The kidneys are bean-shaped organs and are about 11cm long and 6cm wide and 3cm thick. They are embedded in, and held in position by a mass of fat. The concaved area of the kidney faces the hilum which is the mid-line of the body. The renal vein and ureter vein surface from the kidney, at the hilum the renal artery goes into the kidney. The kidney is surrounded by a capsule membrane, each of these membranes are topped by the conical adrenal gland.
Answer Key: C Question 4 of 20 1.0 Points The round opening in the iris that allows light rays to enter the internal eye is the: A. retina. B. iris. C. pupil. D. sclera. Answer Key: C Question 5 of 20 1.0 Points Which of the following pathological conditions is complete color blindness?
Upon examination her liver is swollen and eyes are indicative of jaundice. Liver and kidney profiles indicate a decrease of function. The medical provider has given a diagnosis of HFI(hereditary fructose intolerance). Hereditary fructose intolerance is an autosomal recessive disorder and it involves the body lack of Aldolase B to break down the fructose in the liver, kidney and intestine. Aldolase B is considered the chief aldolase isoenzyme that is responsible for fructose metabolism and gluconeogenesis within the liver.
The term meaning above or outside the ribs is supracostal. 1.63. A differential diagnosis is also known as a rule out. 1.64. A fistula is an abnormal passage, usually between two internal organs, or leading from an organ to the surface of the body.