Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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Chapter 16 - The Endocrine System - Review Questions - Critical Thinking and Clinical Application Questions - Page 629: 4d


This indicates that the anterior pituitary is not producing adequate amounts of ACTH. It may not be producing any at all.

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This means that the the gland that is deficient is the pituitary. In this case the stiulated respons may be two to 10 times the baseline.
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