Which of the following statements best illustrates the concept of feedback inhibition within the endocrine system?

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An increase in CRH released by the hypothalamus causes an increase in ACTH released by the anterior pituitary gland.

  

An increase in CRH released by the hypothalamus causes a decrease in ACTH released by the anterior pituitary gland.

  

An increase in cortisol released by the adrenal glands causes a decrease in CRH released by the anterior pituitary gland.

  

An increase in cortisol released by the adrenal glands causes a decrease in CRH released by the hypothalamus.

 

asked Jan 1, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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An increase in cortisol released by the adrenal glands causes a decrease in CRH released by the hypothalamus.

 

answered Jan 1, 2013 by anonymous

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