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2. A hormone that is bound to a plasma protein;

  • rapidly stimulates its target cells
  • has a relatively short life
  • is inactive in its bound state
  • is rapidly removed from the blood by the kidneys

3. The hypothalamus;

  • secretes melatonin
  • contains neurones specifically sensitive to a rise in temperature
  • lies in an inferior position to the pituitary gland
  • lies in the mesencephalon

4. In an adult with loss of function of the left hemisphere, there is likely to be;

  • a paralysis of voluntary movement on the right side of the body
  • normal speech
  • an involuntary tremor on the right side of the body
  • loss of sensation on the left side of the body

5. Which pair of hormones are released from the POSTERIOR pituitary?

  • Oxytocin and TRH
  • ADH (also known as Vasopressin) and Glucagon
  • ADH (also known as Vasopressin) and Oxytocin
  • TRH and Glucagon


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