Anatomy and Physiology Quiz 1

1. How will darkness affect melatonin secretion? Choose the best answer.

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2. Which of these endocrine disorders can specifically affect women during the course of pregnancy?

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3. Why do diseases involving abnormally folded proteins preferentially attack the nervous system?

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4. When scientists compared the pineal glands of two birds, one nocturnal and the other diurnal, they noticed that the pineal gland of the nocturnal bird was smaller and less connected. Which hypothesis below supports this finding?

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5. Which of these terms specifically refers to the hardening of arteries through the formation of plaques?

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6. Which of these organs contains the pyloric sphincter?

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7. Why do diseases involving abnormally folded proteins preferentially attack the nervous system?

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