Which one of the following human hormones is not a glyco-protein consisting of both alpha- and
Which one of the following statements about the effect of hypothalamic hormones on pituitary
hormone secretion is not correct?
A 23 year-old pregnant woman is involved in a motor vehicle accident and sustains a fracture of the
base of the skull, which has resulted in the pituitary stalk being divided. No other damage has been
sustained and the hypothalamic-hypophyseal blood vessels are not affected. Which one of the
following is most likely?
Which one of the following events is not stimulated by TSH?
Iodine deficiency has been shown to be associated with all of the following effects, except
When measuring the level of a particular hormone in the blood using an immunoassay, all of the
following are usually required except
Six weeks after thyroid surgery a patient is noticed to have a hoarse voice. Damage to which one of
the following nerves at the time of the surgery is most likely to be the cause of this symptom?
A 2-year old boy presents with early pubic hair development, an enlarged penis, tall stature and over-
developed muscles for his age. His testes are of normal size for a boy of two. His older sister was
born with ambiguous genitalia.
Which one of the following statements about this boy is correct?
Which one of the following statements about the hormone adrenaline is correct?
Which one of the following is not a site of testosterone production?