ENDOCRINOLOGY

Energy Metabolism

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Objectives 1. Explain energy metabolism in general and how the challenges to provide adequate energy to all cells change during the digestive phase versus the fasting phase. 2. List the…

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Hypothalamus-Pituitary Complex

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Objectives 1. Discuss the embryology and anatomy of the pituitary gland. 2. Review the function of the neurohypophysis (posterior pituitary), including the synthesis, regulation, and function of two neurohormones: antidiuretic…

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The Female Reproductive System

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Objectives 1. Describe the anatomy and histology of the ovary and the development of the ovarian follicle. 2. Describe the steroidogenic pathways in the ovarian follicle and the functions of…

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The Adrenal Gland

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Objectives 1. Discuss the anatomy of the adrenal gland, including the vascular supply and cortical zonation. 2. Diagram the synthesis and regulated release of catecholamines in the chromaffin cell. 3….

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Fertilization, Pregnancy, and Lactation

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Objectives 1. Describe the synchronization among fertilization, early embryonic events, and the human menstrual cycle. 2. Describe the events involved in fertilization. 3. Explain how implantation and placentation occur. 4….

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Calcium and Phosphate Homeostasis

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Objectives 1. Describe the structure and synthesis of parathyroid hormone (PTH), the regulation of PTH secretion, and the nature of the PTH receptor. 2. Describe the structure and synthesis of…

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The Male Reproductive System

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Objectives 1. Describe the organization of the male gonad, the testis, and the process of spermatogenesis, and discuss how this process is supported by Sertoli cells. 2. Describe the steroidogenic…

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Introduction to the Endocrine System

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Objectives 1. List the main endocrine glands of the body. 2. List the chemical nature of the major hormones. 3. Describe how the chemical nature influences hormone synthesis, storage, secretion,…

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Answers to Self-Study Problems

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Chapter 1 1. Protein hormones are stored within secretory vesicles and are secreted in response to a stimulus. Steroid hormones freely diffuse out of cells. Their synthesis, as opposed to…

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