Adrenal Gland Quiz
Which number represents the region of the adrenal gland that releases cortisol?
What is the name of the region mentioned in question 1?
What hormone from the adenohypophysis stimulates the release of cortisol from the adrenal?
The zona __________ releases ___________ that are involved with the metabolism of ____________, whereas the zona glomerulosa releases _________ that are involved with the metabolism of _____________.
fasciculata/glucocorticoids/glucose/mineralocorticoids/sodium and potassium
Sex hormones are secreted by ________________.
all endocrine tissues of the body
zona reticularis and the gonads
The hormone _______________, which is secreted by the adrenal _______________, causes the kidney to conserve sodium and excrete potassium ions and indirectly helps to maintain systemic blood pressure.
angiotensin I; medulla
Where are the adrenal glands located?
upper chest under the breastbone
atop the kidneys
posterior to the stomach
posterior surface of lateral lobes of thyroid
Which hormone constitutes 80% of the total secretions of the adrenal medulla?
Like epinephrine and norepinephrine, which hormone helps to resist stress?
What is the name of the hormone producing cells in the adrenal medulla?
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