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Histology Testbank: Endocrine 5

 

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 oxytocin?
a. Protein
b. Peptide
c. Steroid
d. Catecholamine
e. None of the above

2.
Where is antidiuretic hormone (ADH) secreted from?
a. Pars intermedia
b. Pars tuberalis
c. Infundibulum
d. Adenohypophysis
e. Neurohypophysis

3.
What cell type secretes FSH?
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. Lactotropic cells
b. Corticotropic cells
c. Somatotropic cells
d. None of the above
e. All of the above

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

6.
What is corpora arenacea?
a. Brain sand
b. Basal body
c. Nissl body
d. White body
e. Degenerating corpus luteum

7.
What gland secretes aldosterone?
a. Pancreas
b. Thyroid
c. Pineal gland
d. Adrenal gland (cortex)
e. Adrenal gland (medulla)

8.
What is the most common cell in the parathyroid gland?
a. Principal cell
b. Oxyphil cell
c. Parafollicular cells
d. Follicular cells
e. Chromaffin cells

9.
Where are catecholamines secreted from?
a. Chromaffin cells
b. Zona reticularis
c. Zona glomerulosa
d. Zona fasciculata
e. None of the above

10.
Which of the following is the outer layer of the adrenal cortex?
a. Chromaffin cells
b. Zona reticularis
c. Zona glomerulosa
d. Zona fasciculata
e. None of the above

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