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ACTH
Controls adrenal cortex gland and production of cortisteriods
what A and C stand for
ADH (Vassopressin)
Stimulates kidneys to reabsorb water
vasso de aqua
Aldosterone
Mineral balance in blood and blood pressure
adults must monitor this
ald= adult
Calcitonin
Regulates calcium levels in blood
pretty much what it sounds like
Corticosteroids
steroid hormones includes cortisol and aldosterone
corti-cortisol

steriod-steriod hormone
Cortisol
Regulates glucose levels
steriod hormone
is a cortiscorsteriod
Epinephrine
Constricts blood vessels + ↑ metabolism
adrenaline
GH (Growth Hormone)
Growth of muscles and bones
initials G.H
Estrogen
Woman growth stimulating hormone
woman hormone
Insulin
breaks down glucose in blood
diabetes lack this
Melatonin
skin coloring
eye coloring and
Oxytocin
Contraction of smooth uterus muscles during child birth
needed during childbirth
Norepinephrine
Constricts blood vessels + ↑ metabolism
same as epinephrine
Progesterone
Woman puberty growth hormone
works with estrogen
Prolactin
Secretion of milk occurs after pregnancy
lactin-milk
Prostaglandins
Local hormones
made by all cells (except RBC) Made of lipids work at nearby cells/tissues
local hormones
TSH
(Thyroid Stimulating Hormone)makes Thyroxin is released from Thyroid gland
initials T.S.H
PTH


Thyroxin
(Parathormone or Parathyroid) Regulates calcium in blood


Regulates metabolism
PTH-works opp. of calcitonin


thyroxine- made in thydroid gland
Testosterone
Male puberty growth hormone
male
Thymosin
↑ development of T lymphocytes and increases(immune system)in children
children imune system