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24 Cards in this Set

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Anterior pituitary gland creates these 5 hormones
Growth hormone, prolactin, follicle, thyrtropic, adrenocorticotropic
Growth hormone affects (Pituitary)
Muscles and skeleton
Prolactin affects (Pituitary)
milk production
Follicle affects (Pituitary)
Stimulates ovaries and sperm
Thyrotropic affects (Pituitary)
Influences growth and activity of the thyroid
Adrenocorticotropic (Pituitary)
Regulates the endocrine of the adrenal gland
T or F Posterior of the Pituitary gland doesn't create its own hormones
Two hormones that the Poterior Pituitary release for the hypothalumus
Oxytocin and Antidiuretic
Antidiuretic (Pituitary)
Effects urine creation
Constricts blood vessels in child birth and breast feeding.
Thyroid Gland creates
Thyroxine and triiodothyronine, calcitonin and thyrocalcitonin
Thyroxine and triiodothyronine (thyroid)
controls the rate at whoch glucose is burned and converted into body heat and chemical energy
T or F thyriod need iodine to create hormones
calcium and thyrocalcitonin (thyroid)
Decreases Calcium Levels by causing calcium to be deposited in the bones
Parathyroid creates this hormone
parathyroid hormone
parathyroid hormone (parathyroid)
increase ca in blood to counter calcitonin or thyrocalcitonin
Adrenal Glands create
mineralocorticoids, glucocorticoids, androgens and estrogens
Adrenal Medulla creates
norepinephrine and epinephrine
norepinephrine and epinephrine (adrenal medulla)
fighte or flight hormones for sympethetic nervous system
mineralocorticoids (Adrenal Glands)
Regulate the levels of minerals and salt
Pancreas creates
Insulin and glycagon
Insulin (pancreas)
breaks down glucose in the blood at a fast rate
Glycagon (pancreas)
oppostie of insulin and targets the liver to prevent the break down glycogen into glucose
Pineal creates