Chapter 19. The Adrenal Medulla & Adrenal Cortex
Which of the following is produced only by large amounts of glucocorticoids?
A. Normal responsiveness of fat depots to norepinephrine
B. Maintenance of normal vascular reactivity
C. Increased excretion of a water load
D. Inhibition of the inflammatory response
E. Inhibition of ACTH secretion
Which of the following are incorrectly paired?
A. Gluconeogenesis : Cortisol
B. Free fatty acid mobilization : Dehydroepiandrosterone
C. Muscle glycogenolysis : Epinephrine
D. Kaliuresis : Aldosterone
E. Hepatic glycogenesis : Insulin
Which of the following hormones has the shortest plasma half-life?
Mole for mole, which of the following has the greatest effect on Na+ excretion?
Mole for mole, which of the following has the greatest effect on plasma osmolality?
The secretion of which of the following would be least affected by a decrease in extracellular fluid volume?
A young man presents with a blood pressure of 175/110 mm Hg. He is found to have a high circulating aldosterone but a low circulating cortisol. Glucocorticoid treatment lowers his circulating aldosterone and lowers his blood pressure to 140/85 mm Hg. He probably has an abnormal