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Histology Testbank: Endocrine 1

 

Instructions: For each histology question, pick the one best answer. This histology test bank is also useful for the histology questions on the USMLE (USMLE step 1). Click here for answers and detailed explanations.

1.
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of the endocrine system?
a. Products secreted into blood
b. Glands with ducts
c. Secretes hormones
d. Non localized response
e. All of the following are characteristics of the endocrine system

2.
What type of hormone is testosterone?
a. Protein
b. Amino acid chain
c. Steroid
d. Catecholamine
e. None of the above

3.
What organ is nicknamed the "master gland"
a. Adrenal medulla
b. Adrenal cortex
c. Brain
d. Pituitary
e. Heart

4.
What cell type secretes ACTH?
a. Lactotropic cells
b. Thyrotropic cells
c. Somatotropic cells
d. Corticotropic cells
e. Gonadotropic cells

5.
Where is corpora arenacea found?
a. Pituitary
b. Pineal gland
c. Adrenal gland
d. Pancreas
e. Thyroid

6.
Which gland secretes melatonin?
a. Pancreas
b. Thyroid
c. Pineal gland
d. Adrenal gland (cortex)
e. Adrenal gland (medulla)

7.
Which cell type are involved in the secretion thyroglobulin?
a. Principal cell
b. Oxyphil cell
c. Parafollicular cells
d. Follicular cells
e. Chromaffin cells

8.
Where is insulin secreted from?
a. Alpha cells
b. Beta cells
c. Gamma cells
d. Delta cells
e. Acini

9.
Which of the following is part of the adrenal gland?
a. Chromaffin cells
b. Zona reticularis
c. Zona glomerulosa
d. Zona fasciculata
e. All of the above

10.
Which part the adrenal gland secretes glucocorticoids?
a. Chromaffin cells
b. Zona reticularis
c. Zona glomerulosa
d. Zona fasciculata
e. None of the above

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