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Promotes growth of all body tissue
Growth Hormones (GH)
Stimulates thyroid gland to produce hormones
Thyroid - stimulating hormone
(TSH)
Stimulate adrenal cortex to produce cortical hormones; aid in protection body in stress situation (injury, pain)
Adrenocorticoptropic Hormone
ACTH
Stimulates secretion of milk by mammary glands
Prolactin (PRL)
Stimulates growth and hormone activity of ovarian follicles, stimulates growth of testes; promotes development of sperm cells.
Follicle-stimulating hormone(FSH)
Causes development of corpus luteum at site of ruptured ovarian follicle in female; stimulates secretion of testorterone in male
Luteinizing hormone (LH)
interstital cell stimulating hormone (ICSH) in males
Promotes reabsorption of water in kidney tubules; at high concentration stimulates constriction of blood vessels.
Anti diurectic hormone (ADH)
Causes contraction of uterine muscle; causes ejection of milk from mammary glands
Oxytocin
Increases metabolic rate, influencing both physical and mental activities, required for normal growth
Thyroxin (T4)

Triiodothyronine (T3)
Decrease calcium level of blood
Calcitonin
regulates exchange of calcium between and bones, increases calicum level in blood.
Parathyroid hormone (PTH)
Increase blood pressure and heart rate; activates cells influenced by sympathetic nervous system plus many not affted by sympathetic nerves.
Epinephrine
Nonrephinephrine
Aids in metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats; active during stress
Cortical
Aids in regulating electrolytes and water balance
Aldosterone
May influence secondary sexual characteristics
Sex hormones
Needed for transport of glucose into cells; required for cellular metabolism of foods, especially glucose; decrease blood sugar levels
Insulin
Stimulates liver to release glucose, thereby increasing blood sugar levels.
Glucagon
Stimulates growth and development of sexual organs (testes, penis) plus development of secondary sexual characteristics, such as hair growth on body and face and deepening of voice; stimulates maturation of sperm cells.
Testes
Stimulates growth a primary sexual organs (uterus tubes) and development of secondary sexual organ, such as breast, plus changes in pelvis to avoid, broader shape.
Estrogens
stimulates development of secretory parts of mammary glands; prepares uterine lining for implantation of fertilized ovum; aids in maintaining pregnancy promotes growth of T cells active in immunity
Progesterone
promotes growth of T cells active in immunity
Thymosin
Regulates mood, sexual development, and daily cycles in response to the amount of light in the environment
Melatonin