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stimulate hormone secretion in pituitary gland
releasing hormones
HYPOTHALAMUS
stimulates growth and metabolism
HGH
PITUITARY
production of melanin. skin pigments
MSH
PITUITARY
stimulates gonads, creates sperm & egg
FSH
PITUITARY
stimulates gonads, produces testosterone & kicks out egg
LH
PITUITARY
stimulates adrenal glands
ACTH
PITUITARY
reduce amt of pee
ADH
PITUITARY
labor contractions, ejection of milk
oxytocin
PITUITARY
thyroid glands
TSH
PITUITARY
milk production after birth
prolactin
PITUITARY
alleviate pain
endorphin and enkephalin
BRAIN
parathyroid hormone
lvls of calcium
PARATHYROID
thymic hormone
stimulates lymphocyte development
THYMUS
controls level of calcium
calcitonin
THYROID
controls metabolism
thyroxin
THYROID
flight or fight
epinephrine
ADRENAL
fight or flight
norepinephrine
ADRENAL
affect metabolism
hydrocortisone
ADRENAL
maintains sodium and potassium excretion in kidneys
aldersterone
ADRENAL
bodys use of nutrients and excrtion of salts and water in urine
corticoids
ADRENAL
womens sex drive and growht
androgens
ADRENAL
regulates blood pressure
renin
KIDNEY
RBC production
erythropoitin
KIDNEY
clcium and phosphortate production
vitaminD
KIDNEY
maintain pregnancy
chronic gonadotrophin
PLACENTA
estrogen & progesterone
maintain pregnancy
PLACENTA`
development of males
colesystokinin
TESTES