Quiz – Thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal

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Quiz – Thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal
Iodination of thyroglobulin occurs at which one of the following sites?
a. In the parafollicular cells
b. In the microvasculature
c. In the colloid
d. In the interstitium
e. In the follicular cells
A patient undergoes a bone scan and multiple fractures are found and his bone density is
60% of that expected. Tests of the patient’s thyroid via function tests and circulating T3
and T4 levels show that organ to be normal. The probable cause of these symptoms is
most likely a problem with which of the following:a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
Parathyroid and chief cells
Parathyroid and parafollicular cells
Adrenal and medullary cells
Adrenal and the zona glomerulosa
Thyroid and follicular cells
All of the following are discrete endocrine glands EXCEPT?
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
Adrenals
Thyroid
Pancreas
Pituitary
Pineal
The gland shown in the following image is probably which of the following?
a. Inactive
b. Very active
c. Parathyroid
d. Adrenal
e. Pineal
The product from the area marked A will be which one of the following?
a. Melatonin
b. Oxytocin
c. Epinephrine
d. Cortisol
e. Aldosterone
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