Endocrine System and Pancreatic Hormone Secretion Quiz

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Which hormone is released by the alpha cells of the endocrine pancreas?

What is the primary target of insulin in the body?

Which hormone inhibits the release of both glucagon and insulin?

Which hormone stimulates the release of hydrochloric acid in response to stomach distention?

Which organ produces erythropoietin in response to low oxygen levels?

Which hormone produces a feeling of satiety after a meal, thereby reducing appetite?

Which organ secretes insulin-like growth factor, angiotensinogen, thrombopoietin, and hepcidin?

Which hormone is responsible for stimulating glycogenesis in the liver and skeletal muscle, and inhibiting enzymes involved in glycogenolysis and gluconeogenesis?

Which process involves the release of glucose from glycogen stores, and can occur in both the liver and skeletal muscle?

Which hormone is responsible for stimulating gluconeogenesis, glycogenolysis, and the release of glucose into the circulation, thereby raising blood glucose levels?

Which hormone is primarily responsible for the development of secondary sex characteristics in males, such as deepened voice, body hair, and increased muscle mass?


Test your knowledge of the endocrine system and the role of the pancreas in hormone secretion. Learn about the different cells and secretions of the endocrine pancreas in this informative quiz.

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