Which of the following are not steroid hormones but still do not act through second messenger system, are small, nonpolar and can be taken orally?
1. prostaglandins
2. estrogen and progesterone
3. insulin and glucagon
4. thyroid hormones (T3 and T4)

Subtopic:  Thyroid Gland Part I |
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Which of the following glands secretes the hormone melatonin?
1. anterior pituitary gland
2. melanocytes
3. pineal gland
4. suprachiasmatic nucleus of the hypothalamus

Subtopic:  Pineal Gland |
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Which of the following regulates carbohydrate, protein and lipid metabolism in a manner opposite to that of insulin?
1. Glucagon
2. Cortisol
3. Epinephrine
4. Norepinephrine

Subtopic:  Adrenal Cortex: Cortisol |
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Glucocorticoids do not:
1. Stimulate gluconeogenesis
2. Cause lipolysis
3. Cause proteolysis
4. Stimulate cellular uptake and utilization of amino acids

Subtopic:  Adrenal Cortex: Cortisol |
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The development of secondary sexual characters in females is primarily controlled by:
1. Estrogen
2. Progesterone
3. LH
4. FSH

Subtopic:  Gonadotropin & Gonadal Hormones |
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Which hormone stimulates exocrine pancreas to secrete water and bicarbonate ions?
1. Gastrin
2. Cholecystokinin
3. Secretin
4. Gastric inhibitory peptide

Subtopic:  Gastrointestinal Hormones |
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A hormone that has intracellular receptors would be 
1. ACTH
2. ADH
3. Melatonin
4. Aldosterone

Subtopic:  Mechanism of Hormone Action |
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A hormone that is antagonist to the parathyroid hormone is secreted from :
1. Thyroid
2. Adrenal cortex
3. Hypothalamus
4. Parathyroid itself

Subtopic:  Parathyroid |
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The immune responses in older people are weak due to the degeneration of:
1. Thyroid
2. Pineal
3. Adrenal
4. Thymus

Subtopic:  Thymus |
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Which of the following endocrine glands is under the direct neural regulation of the hypothalamus?
1. Pineal
2. Thymus
3. Posterior pituitary
4. Adrenal medulla

Subtopic:  Adenohypophysis & Hypothalamus |
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