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Hypothalamus: Quiz


Question 1:
How do you write Hypothalamus in latin?
stria olfactoria medialis
Dioecesis Huanucensis
ligamentum ischiofemorale

Question 2: Studies in female mice have shown that both ________ (SON) and Paraventricular nucleus (PVN) lose approximately one-third of IGF-1R immunoreactive cells with normal aging.
Supraoptic nucleusLateral geniculate nucleusArcuate nucleusHypothalamus

Question 3: ________ hormones have important influences upon the hypothalamus, and to do so they must evade the blood-brain barrier.
AfamelanotideBremelanotideMelanotan IIPeptide

Question 4: [3] Rarely, direct damage to the hypothalamus, such as from a ________, will cause a fever; this is sometimes called a hypothalamic fever.
StrokeSubarachnoid hemorrhageCerebral aneurysmCerebral venous sinus thrombosis

Question 5: It synthesizes and secretes neurohormones, often called hypothalamic-releasing hormones, and these in turn stimulate or inhibit the secretion of pituitary ________.
HormoneProgesteroneTestosteroneEndocrine system

Question 6: There is also evidence for central actions of ________ and TSH.
Endocrine systemOxytocinActivin and inhibinProlactin

Question 7: posterior pituitary: magnocellular/Paraventricular/Supraoptic (________/vasopressin)

Question 8: The hypothalamus controls ________, hunger, thirst,[1] fatigue, and circadian cycles.
HypothermiaNormal human body temperatureThermoregulationFever

Question 9: The hypothalamus functions as a type of ________ for the body.
ThermostatBuilding automationInternal combustion engineMeasuring instrument

Question 10: The hypothalamus is responsible for certain metabolic processes and other activities of the ________.
Parasympathetic nervous systemNerveAutonomic nervous systemSympathetic nervous system

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