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The adrenal cortex secretes:
 
  A) aldosterone.
  B) parathormone.
  C) estrone.
  D) enterogastrone.

QUESTION 2

The medical term for hardening of the arteries is:
 
  A) atherosclerosis.
  B) angiostenosis.
  C) arteriosclerosis.
  D) atheroma.

QUESTION 3

Overproduction of growth hormone in adults may result in:
 
  A) acromegaly.
  B) thyrotoxicosis.
  C) dwarfism.
  D) endemic goiter.

QUESTION 4

An abnormally slow heartbeat is called:
 
  A) bradycardia.
  B) tachycardia.
  C) fibrillation.
  D) murmur.

QUESTION 5

The adenohypophysis is also known as the:
 
  A) posterior lobe of the pituitary gland.
  B) anterior lobe of the pituitary gland.
  C) parathyroid gland.
  D) pineal gland.
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[Answer to ques. #1]  A
Explanation: A) Correct. The adrenal cortex secretes aldosterone.
B) Parathyroid glands secrete parathormone.
C) The ovaries secrete estrone.
D) The gastrointestinal mucosa secretes enterogastrone.

[Answer to ques. #2]  C
Explanation: A) Atherosclerosis is hardening of the arteries due to fatty deposits.
B) Angiostenosis is abnormal narrowing of a blood vessel.
C) Correct.
D) An atheroma is an arterial tumor that contains a fatty substance.

[Answer to ques. #3]  A
Explanation: A) Correct.
B) Thyrotoxicosis is caused by an acute oversecretion of thyroid hormones.
C) Dwarfism is not necessarily caused by any specific disease or disorder; it can simply be a naturally occurring consequence of a person's genetic makeup.
D) A deficiency of dietary iodine causes endemic goiter.

[Answer to ques. #4]  A
Explanation: A) Correct.
B) Tachycardia is an abnormally rapid heartbeat.
C) Fibrillation is a condition in which the heart quivers with a disorganized rhythm.
D) A murmur is an abnormal blowing sound heard when auscultating the heart.

[Answer to ques. #5]  B
Explanation: A) The posterior lobe of the pituitary gland is the neurohypophysis.
B) Correct. The anterior lobe of the pituitary gland is the adenohypophysis.
C) The parathyroid glands are not the adenohypophysis.
D) The pineal gland is not the adenohypophysis.
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