Regulation of Body Processes

Review Questions

Drinking alcoholic beverages causes an increase in urine output. This most likely occurs because alcohol:

  1. inhibits ADH release.
  2. stimulates ADH release.
  3. inhibits TSH release.
  4. stimulates TSH release.

Hint:

A

FSH and LH release from the anterior pituitary is stimulated by ________.

  1. TSH
  2. GnRH
  3. T3
  4. PTH

Hint:

B

What hormone is produced by beta cells of the pancreas?

  1. T3
  2. glucagon
  3. insulin
  4. T4

Hint:

C

When blood calcium levels are low, PTH stimulates:

  1. excretion of calcium from the kidneys.
  2. excretion of calcium from the intestines.
  3. osteoblasts.
  4. osteoclasts.

Hint:

D

How would mutations that completely ablate the function of the androgen receptor impact the phenotypic development of humans with XY chromosomes?

  1. Patients would appear phenotypically female.
  2. Patients would appear phenotypically male with underdeveloped secondary sex characteristics.
  3. Patients would appear phenotypically male, but cannot produce sperm.
  4. Patients would express both male and female secondary sex characteristics.

Hint:

A