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oxytocin
1. posterior pituitary
2. peptide
3. stimulates contraction of uterus and mammary gland cells
4. nervous system
antidiuretic hormone (ADH)
1. posterior pituitary
2. peptide
3. promotes retention of water by kidneys
4. water/salt balance
growth hormone (GH)
1. anterior pituitary
2. protein
3. stimulates growth (especially bones) and metabolic function
4. hypothalamic hormones
prolactin
1. anterior pituitary
2. protein
3. stimulates milk production and secretion
4. hypothalamic hormones
follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
1. anterior pituitary
2. glycoprotein
3. stimulates production of ova and sprem
4. hypothalamic hormones
luteinizing hormone (LH)
1. anterior pituitary
2. glycoprotein
3. stimulates ovaries and testes
4. hypothalamic hormones
thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)
1. anterior pituitary
2. glycoprotein
3. stimulates thyroid gland
4. thyroxien in blood; hypothalamic hormones
adrenocortiocotropic hormone (ACTH)
1. anterior pituitary
2. peptide
3. stimulates adrenal cortex to secrete glucocortiocoids
4. glucocorticoids; hypothalamic hormones
triiodothyronine (T3)
1. thyroid gland
2. amine
3. stimulate and maintain metabolic processes
4. TSH
thyroxine (T4)
1. thyroid gland
2. amine
3. stimulate and maintain metabolic processes
4. TSH
calcitonin
1. thyroid gland
2. peptide
3. lowers blod calcium level
4. calcium in blood
parathyroid hormone (PTH)
1. parathyroid glands
2. peptide
3. raises blood calcium level
4. calcium in blood
insulin
1. pancreas
2. protein
3. lowers blood glucose level
4. glucose in blood
glucagon
1. pancreas
2. protein
3. raises blood glucose level
4. glucose in blood
epinephrine
1. adrenal glands (adrenal medulla)
2. amine
3. raise blood glucose level; increase metabolic activities; constrict certain blood vessels
4. nervous system
norepinephrine
1. adrenal glands (adrenal medulla)
2. amine
3. raise blood glucose level; increase metabolic activities; constrict certain blood vessels
4. nervous system
glucocorticoids
1. adrenal glands (adrenal cortex)
2. steroid
3. raise blood glucose level
4. ACTH
mineralocorticoids
1. adrenal glands (adrenal cortex)
2. steroid
3. promote reabsorption of Na+ and excretion of K+ in kidneys
4. K+ in blood
androgens
1. gonads (testes)
2. steroid
3. support sperm formation; promote development and maintenance of male secondary sex haracteristics
4. FSH and LH
estrogens
1. gonads (ovaries)
2. steroid
3. stimulate uterine lining growth; promote development and maintenance of female secondary sex characteristics
4. FSH and LH
progesterone
1. gonads (ovaries)
2. steroid
3. promotes uterine lining and growth
4. FSH and LH
melatonin
1. pineal gland
2. amine
3. involved in biological rhythmes
4. light/dark cycles
thymosin
1. thymus
2. peptide
3. stimulates T lymphocytes
4. regulatory mechanisms not known