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Histology Testbank: Endocrine 4

 

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.
What type of hormone is antidiuretic hormone?
a. Protein
b. Peptide
c. Steroid
d. Catecholamine
e. None of the above

2.
Where is oxytocin secreted from?
a. Pars intermedia
b. Pars tuberalis
c. Infundibulum
d. Adenohypophysis
e. Neurohypophysis

3.
What cell type secretes LH?
a. Lactotropic cells
b. Thyrotropic cells
c. Somatotropic cells
d. Corticotropic cells
e. Gonadotropic cells

4.
Which of the following cells can be classified as a basophil?
a. Thyrotropic cells
b. Lactotropic cells
c. Somatotropic cells
d. None of the above
e. All of the above

5.
Which gland secretes T3?
a. Pancreas
b. Thyroid
c. Pineal gland
d. Adrenal gland (cortex)
e. Adrenal gland (medulla)

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

7.
Which of the following is the exocrine portion of the pancreas?
a. Islets of Langerhans
b. Alpha cells
c. Beta cells
d. Delta cells
e. Acini

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

9.
Which of the following is seen the innermost portion the adrenal gland?
a. Chromaffin cells
b. Zona reticularis
c. Zona glomerulosa
d. Zona fasciculata
e. None of the above

10.
What cell of the parathyroid gland is also called a "chief cell"?
a. Principal cell
b. Oxyphil cell
c. Parafollicular cells
d. Follicular cells
e. Chromaffin cells

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