Test 157  (Pharmacology )
1. The adrenal cortex produces:
a. aldosterone

b. angiotensin II

c. deoxycorticosterone

d. noradrenaline

e. adrenaline


2. With regard to thyroxine:
a. about 90% is protein bound

b. it is bound predominantly to albumin

c. it is important for skeletal growth

d. it increases the sensitivity of receptors to 

e. it increases oxygen consumption

3. The following chemicals can cause pain when applied directly to 
    the nerve endings:
a. histamine

b. serotonin

c. prostaglandins

d. bradykinin

e. potassium


4. Acetylcholinesterase inhibitors include:
a. physostigmine

b. ecothiopate

c. edrophonium

d. pyridostigmine

e. malathion


5. Acetylcholine is the chemical mediator released at the following sites:
a. parasympathetic preganglionic neurones

b. sympathetic preganglionic neurones 

c. parasympathetic postganglionic neurones

d. sympathetic postganglionic neurones

e. postganglionic sympathetic neurones that innervate the 
    sweat glands

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