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Which Anterior Pituitary Hormone:

- Stimulates growth in practically all tissues and organs
Growth Hormone (GH)
Which Anterior Pituitary Hormone:

- Acts on the adrenal cortex to promote synthesis and release of adrenocortical hormones
Corticotropin (adrenocorticotropic hormone; ACTH)
Which Anterior Pituitary Hormone:

- Acts on the thyroid gland to promote synthesis and release of thyroid hormones
Thyrotropin (thyroid-stimulating hormone; TSH)
Which Anterior Pituitary Hormone:

- Acts on the ovaries to promote follicular growth & development. In the testes, promotes spermatogenesis
Follicle-stimulating Hormone
Which Anterior Pituitary Hormone:

- Acts in women to promote ovulation and development of the corpus luteum. In men acts on the testes to promote androgen production
Leuteinizing Hormone (LH)
Which Anterior Pituitary Hormone:

- stimulates milk production after birth
Glucocorticoids are 95% what hormone?
Cortisol (an adrenal-cortex hormone active in carbohydrate and protein metabolism)
What are some effects of glucocorticoids on the body?
- increased carb metabolism
- increased protein metabolism
- increased lipid metabolism
- decreased inflammatory response
- maintain integrity of CV system
- help maintain muscle strength
- maintain normal nerve excitability
- increased amounts of glucocorticoids are secreted during stress
Mineralcorticoids are strongly associated with what other adrenal hormone?
How do mineralcorticoids affect the body?
conserve Na & H2O and eliminate K+
What are the three adrenal sex hormones?
- Androgens
- Estrogen
- Progesterone
Which Thyroid hormones are required for iodine synthesis?
Both T3 & T4 are required
T3 & T4 are released when the thyroid gland is stimulated by what hormone?
What thyroid hormone is resonsible for short-term calcium metabolism?
When is Calcitonin secreted?
with elevated Ca+ levels
In addition to lowering serum Ca+ levels and decreasing Ca+ resorption from bone, what does Calcitonin increase?
Calcitonin increases urinary excretion of Ca+