Adrenal Glands Quiz

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Which region of the adrenal glands secretes the hormone aldosterone?

Zona glomerulosa

Which layer of the adrenal cortex secretes glucocorticoids like cortisol?

Zona fasciculata

What is the function of glucocorticoids in the body?

Accelerate breakdown of proteins and lipids

Which hormones are released by the adrenal medulla?

Epinephrine and norepinephrine

What is the main function of epinephrine (adrenaline) in the body?

Activate the sympathetic nervous system

Which region of the adrenal glands is part of the sympathetic nervous system?

Adrenal medulla

Which layer of the adrenal cortex secretes gonadocorticoids?

Zona reticularis

What is the function of gonadocorticoids in the body?

Promote hair growth in men and women

Which layer of the adrenal cortex is most superficial?

Zona glomerulosa

Which layer of the adrenal cortex is most deep?

Zona reticularis

Which layer of the adrenal cortex secretes the hormone aldosterone?

Zona glomerulosa

Which layer of the adrenal cortex secretes glucocorticoids like cortisol?

Zona fasciculata

Which layer of the adrenal cortex secretes gonadocorticoids?

Zona reticularis

Which layer of the adrenal cortex is most superficial?

Zona glomerulosa

What is the function of glucocorticoids in the body?

Accelerating breakdown of proteins and lipids

Test your knowledge of the adrenal glands and their functions with this quiz. Learn about the different regions, hormones, and functions of these vital organs located on top of the kidneys.

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