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Releases the releasing hormones to stimulate the pituitary gland to secrete its own hormones.
Hypothymus Gland
Made in the Anterior Pituitary and stimulates the adrenal cortex
ACTH
Made in the Anterior Pituitary and stimulates growth in body cells
GH
made in the Anterior Pituitary and it stimulates the thyroid gland (thyroid stimulating hormone)
TSH
Made in the anterior pituitary and it stimulates the production of milk in females
Prolactin
Made in the anterior pituitary and stimulates the production of melanin
MSH
made by the Anterior Pituitary gland and control the growth, development, and functioning of the gonads.
FSH and LH
antidiuretic hormone made in posterior pituitary it stimulates H2O retention in kidneys
ADH
Stimulates the contraction of uterus during labor and release of milk during nursing; made in the posterior pituitary
Oxytocin
regulates cellular metabolic rate (direct relationship)made in the thyroid
Thyroxine
Lowers blood Calcium positive levels Thyroid
Calcitonin
Parathyroid hormone- increases blood calcium positive levels parathyroid
PTH
Regulates reabsorption of Na+ and K+ in the kidneys (H2O/ Salt balance) Adrenal Cortex in the Adrenal gland
Aldosterone
Long term stress response- Regulates metabolism of carbs fats and protiens [the energy available to the body] Adrenal cortex in the Adrenal gland
Cortisol
Fight or flight response is triggered by...
Adrenal Medulla
Increase blood glucose levels and cellular metabolism; increases heart rate, BP, and blood supply to skel. muscles
Adrenaline (epinephrine)
Stimulation of cardiac muscles...
Noradrenaline (norepinephrine)
Part of Pancreas that produces hormones
Islets of Langerhans
Increase glucose absorption and storage of glucose
-in liver: glucose stored as glycogen
-in body: glucose stored as fat
(decrease in blood glucose levels)
insulin
Increase glycogen breakdown 1st, fat 2nd (increase blood glucose levels)
Glucagon
Developement of sex cells, sexual characteristics and controls sexual behavior cycles
Estrogen in Ovaries (FEMALES ONLY!)
Thickening of Uterine lining
Progesterone Ovaries (Fem. only)
Developement of sex cells, sexual characteristics and controls sexual behavior cycles
Androgens (Testosterone) Testes in males only!