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Chapter 14: Quiz

You've successfully completed chapter 14! Test your understanding by completing the follow quiz and the capstone activity. The Capstone Activity will require you to read a medical report and respond to several essay questions. You can then print or email your results to your instructor.

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This activity contains 20 questions.

Question 1
1 The adenohypophysis is another name for the:
 
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Question 2
2 The pituitary hormone ACTH stimulates the:
 
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Question 3
3 Prolactin is a hormone that:
 
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Question 4
4 Which glands work together to regulate the blood level of calcium?
 
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Question 5
5 The pancreas produces three hormones. Two of them are:
 
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Question 6
6 Overproduction of prolactin results in:
 
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Question 7
7 Diabetes insipidus is a disorder that results from:
 
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Question 8
8 The term that is spelled correctly is:
 
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Question 9
9 Severe hypothyroidism in adults is known as:
 
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Question 10
10 Neuropathy, retinopathy, and nephropathy result from:
 
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Question 11
11 Which can be a self-test at home?
 
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Question 12
12 The RAIU test is one that uses a:
 
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Question 13
13 The VMA test is a bit unusual in that it requires:
 
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Question 14
14 The blood test for cortisol determines the functioning of the:
 
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Question 15
15 A pheochromocytoma is a tumor of the:
 
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Question 16
16 Severe inflammation can be treated with what category of drugs?
 
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Question 17
17 Insulin is a medication that:
 
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Question 18
18 The abbreviation NIDDM refers to a patient who:
 
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Question 19
19 A decrease of melatonin results in which disorder?
 
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Question 20
20 An abnormal amount of GH during adulthood can produce which disorder?
 
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