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Endocrinology - Part 47
Endocrinology is defined as the study of how chemical messenger molecules, referred to as hormones, influence physiological processes. By definition, a hormone is a signaling molecule that is released into the bloodstream, where the hormone can then travel to distant target cells and tissues within the body. Along with the nervous system, the hormones of the endocrine system provide an important means by which information travels within the body. Test your basic knowledge of the endocrine system by taking this simple quiz.
(1)   Chronic stimulation of the thyroid gland by thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) causes the following within the thyroid gland:
(2)   Stimulation of the thyroid gland by thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) leads to the following within the thyroid gland:
(3)   In the process of the thyroid hormone synthesis, coupling of a monoiodotyrosine (MIT) and a diiodotyrosine (DIT) by thyroid peroxidase may lead to the formation of:
(4)   In the process of the thyroid hormone synthesis, coupling of a diiodotyrosine (DIT) and a diiodotyrosine (DIT) by thyroid peroxidase may lead to the formation of:
(5)   Within the thyroid gland, the Na+/K+ ATPase is localized to:
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Posted: Friday, July 8, 2016