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ACTH
stimulates adrenal cortex
ADH
to concentrate urine and preserve water in the body
Adrenalin
hormone from adrenal medulla, powerfull cardiac stimulant, "fight or Flight", hormone
Androgens
male sex hormones
Calcitonin
controls calcium ion concentration in the body, prevents hypercalcium
corticoids
anti-inflammatory hormone
Estrogen
developmen of female reproductive, secondary sex characteristics
FSH
stimulates growth of graafian follicle and production of estrogen in females, sperm in males
GH
responsible for growth and development
insulin
promotes utilization of glucose by the cells
LH
stimulates ovulation and formation of corpus luteum, which produces progesterone in females
oxytocin
released durning childbirth causing contractions of the uterus
parathormone
helps control blood calcium, prevents hypocalcemia
progesterone
plays a part in the menstral cycle
peolactin
developes breast tissue, stimulates production of milk after childbirth
prostaglandins
tissue hormones
TSH
stimulates thyroxine
testosterone
male reproductive organs and secondary sex characteristics
vasopression
converts to ADH