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the endocrine system is comprised of the following
pit gland andrenal gland thyroid and parathyroid pancrease gonads pineal gland.
which gland secretes melatonin
pineal gland
melatonin is useful for
sleep
the endocrine glands secrete where
directly into the blood stream
hormone regulation
keeping homeostasis
most endocrine disorders result from
over or under production of specific hormones
the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland secretes
TSH ACTH FSH LH GH (somatotropin) LTH (prolactin)
the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland secretes
ADH Oxytocin
the intermediate lobe of the pituitary gland secretes
MSH
TSH the function is
Stimulates thyroid gland to release thyroid hormones
the endocrine system is comprised of the following
pit gland andrenal gland thyroid and parathyroid pancrease gonads pineal gland.
which gland secretes melatonin
pineal gland
melatonin is useful for
sleep
the endocrine glands secrete where
directly into the blood stream
hormone regulation
keeping homeostasis
ACTH function is
stimulates the adrenal cortex to produce and release andrenocorticoids
FHS AND LH their function is
Stimulate growth, maturation, and function of primary and secondary hormones
Prolactin or LTH the function is
Stimulate development of mammary glands and lactation
ADH the function is
regulates the water metabolism; released during stress or in response to an increase in plasma osmolarity to stimulate reabsorbtion of water and decrease urine output
OXYTOCIN the function is
Stimulates uterine contractions during delivery and the release of milk in lactation
MSH the function is
Affecting skin pigmentation
Adrenal cortex secretes
mineraliocoricoids (aldosterone) glucocorticoids (cortisol, corticosterone) sex hormones