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Somatotrope: Quiz


Question 1: They respond by releasing HGH in response to GHRH (somatocrinin) or are inhibited by ________ (somatostatin), both received from the hypothalamus via the hypophyseal portal system vein and the secondary plexus.
Gonadotropin-releasing hormoneSomatostatinVasopressinCorticotropin-releasing hormone

Question 2: When growth hormone is deficient ________ is low because insulin is not opposed by normal amount of growth hormone.
Reference ranges for blood testsGlycated hemoglobinBlood sugarBlood plasma

Question 3: Somatotropes are cells in the anterior pituitary that produce ________.
ProlactinGrowth hormoneGrowth hormone treatmentInsulin-like growth factor 1


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