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What's a hormone secreted from the pituitary? (7)
growth, prolactine, adrenocorticotropic, thyrotropic, gonadotropic, follicle stimulating, lutenizing
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p
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g
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l
What hormones are secreted from the posterior pituary? (2)
oxytocin, antidiuretic (ADH)
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What hormone is secreted from the thymus? (1)
thymosin
What hormones are secreted from the gonads (ovaries)? (2)
estrogen, progesterone
What hormone is secreted from the gonads (testes)?
testosterone
What hormones are secreted from the thyroid? (4)
calcitonin
thyroid hormone:
T4 - Thyroxine
T3 - Triiodothyrine
c
t
a.)
b.)
What hormone is secreted from the Parathyroid?
parathyroid hormone OR parathormone
What are the three principal hormones are secreted from the cortical layers of the ADRENALS?
1. aldosterone
2. cortisol
3. androgens
What hormone is secreted from the adrenal medulla?
epinephrine
What hormones are secreted from the Pancreas?
insulin, glucagon
growth hormone
targets...
(GH) general tissue
Oxytocin
targets...
uterus, mammary glands
Antidiuretic
targets...
Kidneys
aldosterone
targets...
(ALD) kidney tubules
epinephrine
targets... (4)
heart, muscle, blood, blood vessels
insulin
targets...
general tissues
growth hormone (GH):
function...
Anabolic hormone. Acts on muscle and bone, determines growth
Oxytocin:
function...
stimulates unterine contraction, letting down of milk
Antidiuretic (ADH):
function...
urine production (ie. more water retention, increases blood volume)
Aldosterone (ALD):
functions
regulates mineral balance in blood. Via Na levels.
cortisol:
functions...
(Glucocorticoid)
-resists stress
-maintains blood sugar and volume
-gluconeogenesis
-raises blood glucose, fatty acids, amino acids
epinephrine:
functions
helps body cope w/ stress:
-increase heart rate & blood pressure
-blood glucose rise
-blood vessels contrict
-blood diverted to brain, heart, skeletal muscle
insulin:
function...
decreases blood glucose.
ANP
-origin organ
-function
atrial natriuretic peptide:
-originates from heart
-reduces blood: pressure, volume, sodium
*opposite of aldosterone
leptin
-origin
-function
-originates from adipose tissue
-involved in sensation of satiety
-stim's energy expenditure