Select the hormone(s) produced by the suprarenal cortex.
a. Glucagon and noradrenalin.
b. Hydrocortisone and cortisone.
Interstitial cell-stimulating hormone and estrogen.
d. Testosterone and calcitonin.
Select the hormone(s) produced by the alpha cells of the Islets of Langerhans.
From the statements below, select the statement that best describes the
physiological effect produced by testosterone.
a. Testosterone stimulates the secondary sexual characteristics of the male.
b. Testosterone stimulates the seminal vesicle to undergo spermatogenesis and
to produce spermatozoa.
Testosterone stimulates the pineal gland to produce the folliclestimulating
d. Testosterone stimulates the process of glycogenolysis.
Addison's disease, a condition caused by reduced functioning of the suprarenal
cortex, is characterized by:
a. Moon face and buffalo hump.
b. Hyperglycemia and ketoacidosis.
Fatigue, muscle weakness, and weight loss.
d. The early onset of secondary male sexual characteristics.