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Patho Test 3 Essay

688 words - 3 pages

Which is responsible for structural support within a cell? microfilaments
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Successive, rapid impulses received from a single neuron on the same synapse best describes: temporal summation
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The midbrain contains the tegmentum
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Which is a function of the thalamus? Major integrating center for afferent impulse
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It is true that the cerebellum: maintains posture and balance
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Which structure is involved in pain transmission? Substantia gelantinosa
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The neurotransmitter released from the postganglionic parasympathetic axon terminal is acetylcholine
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When a patient experiences a brain injury and the medulla oblongata is affected, it is reasonable to expect the ...view middle of the document...

endorphins.
dynorphins.
endomorphins.
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The term that describes "obvious changes in cell function that result from stimulation by a particular hormone" is direct effects
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It is TRUE that the hypothalamus is: made up of neurosecretory neurons that secrete releasing hormones.
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Which hormone is secreted by the A nterior P ituitary [APP] P rolactin
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Which hormone is secreted by the P osterior P ituitary [PPO] O xytocin .....and ADH
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It is TRUE that the parathyroid gland secretes the most important factor in Ca++ regulation
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The posterior pituitary is composed of the median eminence, stalk, infundibular process
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The thyroid gland contains: C-cells.
follicles.
isthmus.
chromophils.
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Abnormalities in endocrine function may be caused by a(n) absence of antibodies against specific receptors.
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A symptom of SIADH is hyponatremia
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It is true that DI occurs with organic lesion of the hypothalamus or pituitary.
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It is correct to assume that pituitary adenomas arise from the anterior pituitary.
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A patient with visual changes that begin in one eye then progress to the second eye is likely experiencing pituitary adenoma.
- With a pituitary adenoma, there can be increased pressure on the optic chiasm, and growth of the tumor can cause visual changes in both eyes.
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A symptom of a prolactinoma would include: galactorrhea.
-Galactorrhea is the spontaneous flow of milk from the...

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