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hypothalamus
releasing hormone
stimulates PG hormone secretin
Pituitary
Hgh: stimulates growth and metabloism
Prolactin:Stimulates milk production
ACTH:Stimulates adrenal gland hormone production
TSH: Stimulates thyroid hormone production
FSH:
LH:
ADH: acts on kidneys to reduce urine
oxytocin: Stimulates contractions of uterus during lobor and ejection of milk
MSH: acts on skin to promote melanin
Brain
Endorphins: Alleviate pain
Enkeplains: ^^
Thyroid
thyroxine:metabolic rate; affects growth
Calcitonin: contracts calcium in blood
Parathyroid
parathyroid hormone: contracts calcium in blood
Thymus
Thymic hormone: stimulates lymphocyte development
Adrenal
Epinephrine, norepinephrine: prepare body for stress
hydrocortisone: affects metabolism
corticoids: group of hormones that control use of nutrients and excretion of salts and water in urine
Aldosterone regulates sodium + potassium secretion by kidneys
Androgens: Affects growth and sex drive
Kidneys
renin: regulates blood pressure
Erythropietin: stimulates rbc production
Vitamin D: controls calcium, phosphorus metabolism
Pancreas
Insulin: stores glucose as glycogen
Glucagon: changes glycogin to glucose
Placenta
Estrogens:
Progesterone:
Choronic: MAINTAIN PREGNANCY
goradotropin:
Gastroinestinal tract
gastrin: regulate secretion
secretin: of some dig. enzymes
testes
testosterone: aaffects development of male, secondary sexual characteristics and genital organs
ovaries
estrogen:
progesterone: affects development of female, secondary sexual characteristics and genital organs, controls menstrual cycle, maintain pregnancy
Endocrine
directly into circulatory system
exocrine
has a duct