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Q. Insulin is released from which endocrine gland?


Hypothalamus
Pituitary
Pancreas
Pineal
Adrenal medulla
Q. Cortisol is a product of the HPA axis. The other hormones that act within this signaling pathway are ______ and ______.


glucocorticoids / steroids
thyroid-stimulating hormone / thyroid-releasing hormone
cytokines / adrenocorticotrophic hormone
adrenocorticotrophic hormone / corticotrophin releasing hormone
glucocorticoids / corticotrophin releasing hormon
Q. The enteric system is responsible for controlling _________.


the stress response
vasoconstriction
the endocrine system
digestion
the "fight or flight" response
Q. _______,circulates to different brain areas to provide nutrients and energy.


Cerebrospinal fluid
Myelin
Catecholamines
White Matter
Grey Matter
Q. Glucocorticoids and mineralocorticoids are released from the ________.


pituitary gland
pineal gland
adrenal glands
gonads
hypothalamus
Q. Increased heart rate occurs due to ________ stimulation.


parasymapthetic nervous system
symapthetic nervous system
autonomic nervous system
somatic nervous system
HPA axis
Q. A mother passing on certain antibodies and pathogen resistances to her baby through breast milk is an example of _______.


passive immunity
vaccination
active immunity
tolerance
innate immune response
Q. Which is not a part of the innate immune response?


Interferons
Phagocytes
Macrophages
B cells
Granulocytes
Q. Hormones that regulate the release of other hormones are called _______.


trophic hormones
regulatory hormones
cytokines
interferons
anti-growth hormones
Q. What mediates the communication between the immune system and the nervous system?


Autonomic nervous system
HPA axis
Inflammation
Cytokines
Nerves

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