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Thymopoetins
Thymus
??
Stimulates normal development of immune response
Adrenocorticotropic hormone
Pituitary/Anterior lobe
ACTH
Helps body resist stressors
Melatonin
Pineal Gland
??
influences daily rhythms
Antidiuretic
Pituitary/Posterior Lobe
ADH
Stimulates kidney tubule cells to reabsorb water
Thymosins
Thymus
??
stimulates normal development of immune response
prolactin
Pituitary/Anterior Lobe
PL
stimulates milk production in breast
epinephrine
Adrenal Glands/Medulla
??
enhances and prolongs the fight or flight or fright response to stressors
Follicle Stimulating Hormone
Pituitary/Anterior Lobe
FSH
males stimulates testes/sperm females stimulates ovaries/estrogen
norepinephrine
Adrenal Glands/Medulla
??
enhances and prolongs fight or flight or fright response to stressors
Luteinizing Hormone
Pituitary/Anterior Lobe
LH
Promotes extrgen and testosterone production
Progesterone
Gonads/Ovaries
??
Works with estrogen to establish the menstrual cycles
Thyroid Hormone
Thyroid Gland
TH
Increase the rate of cellular metabolism throughout the body
Glucagon
Pancreas
??
stimulates live to release glucose to the blood
Growth Hormone
Pituitary Gland/Anterior Lobe
GH
Stimulates Somatic Growth, e.g) bones, muscles, liver
gonadocorticoids
Adrenal Glands/Cortex
??
benefit unknown
Thyroid
Pituitary/Anterior lobe
TSH
Stimulates thyroid gland to release Thyroid Hormone (TH)
Insulin
Pancreas
??
Increase the rate of glucose metabolism
Parathyroid Hormone
Parathyroid Gland
PTH
increases blood Ca 2+ levels
Estrogen
Gonads/Ovaries
??
Stimulates maturation of female reproductiove system & development of 2ndy sex char.
mineralocorticoids
Adrenal Gland/Cortex
??
regulate kidney absorption of Na +
Testosterone
Gonads/Testes
??
Production of sperm and 2ndy sex characteristics
Calcitonin
Thyroid Gland
??
lowers blood Ca 2+ levels by stimulating Ca 2+ uptake by bones
glucocorticoids
Adrenal Glands/Cortex
??
helps body resist stressors
Oxytocin
Pituitary/Posterior Lobe
??
Stimulates Milk Letdown