SAT Subject Biology Practice Question 73: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 73

3. This organ secretes the hormone responsible for the flight-or-flight response.

A. Thyroid
B. Pancreas
C. Parathyroid
D. Adrenal medulla
E. Anterior pituitary

Correct Answer: D


The adrenal medulla is a gland that responds to stress and creates a lasting response on the sympathetic nervous system, which none of the other options have an effect on.

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