Pituitary and Hypothalamus

1. What does the pars tuberalis do?

  • Surrounds the anterolateral infundibulum
  • Secretes hormones such as oxytocin
  • Separates the anterior and posterior lobes
  • Secretes hormones such as thyroid stimulating hormone
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2. Corticotrophin releasing hormone comes from where?

  • Anterior pituitary
  • Paraventricular nucleus
  • Posterior pituitary
  • Supraoptic nucleus

3. Prolactin is secreted from

  • Pars tuberalis
  • Posterior pituitary gland
  • Pars anterior
  • Pars intermedia

4. Thyrotropin releasing hormone comes from where?

  • Lateral nucleus
  • Paraventricular nucleus
  • Supraoptic nucleus
  • Arcuate nucleus

5. Thyroxine does not cause which of these?

  • Increased gut motility
  • Decreased fat breakdown
  • Increased bone turnover
  • Increased heart rate


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