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Aldosterone

Mineralo-corticosteroid
Source: Adrenal Cortex

Funct: Regulating salt / water
Androgen

Testosterone
Source: Adrenal Cortex

Funct: Influence sex related characteristics
Cortisol


Glucocorticoids
Source: Adrenal Cortex

Function: Regulates metabolism of carbs, fats and proteins. Also, Anti-inflammatory
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone--ACTH
Source: Pituitary Gland

Function: Stimulates growth & secretions of adrenal cortex
Antidiuretic Hormone--ADH

Vasopressin
Source: Pituitary Gland

Function: Helps control blood pressure be reducing amount of water excreted
Follicle-stimulating Hormone--FSH
Source: Pituitary Gland

Function: Female-stimulates sec. of estrgn & growth of ova
Male-stimulates production of sperm
Growth Hormone--GH

Somatotropin
Source: Pituitary Gland

Function: Regulates growth of bone, muscle and other tissues
Lactogenic Hormone--LTH

Prolactin
Source: Pituitary Gland

Function: Stimulates & maintains secretion of breast milk
Melatonin
Source: Pineal Glands

Function: Influences sleep/wake cycle
Luteinizing Hormone--LH (female)

Interstitial Cell Stimulating Hormone--ISCH (Male)
Source: Pituitary Gland

Function: Female-stimulates ovulation
Male-stimulates testosterone sec.
Epinephrine

Adrenaline
Source: Adrenal Medulla

Fight or flight hormone
Oxytocin

Pitocin
Source: Pituitary Gland

Function: Stim. uterine contractions & causes milk to flow after childbirth
Estrogen
Source: Gonads (Ovaries)

Function: Develops & maintains female secondary sex characteristics-regulates menstrual cycle-thickens endometrium
Thyroid-stimulating Hormone--TSH
Source: Pituitary Gland

Function: Stimulates secretion of hormones by thyroid gland
Norepinephrine

Noradrenaline
Source: Adrenal Medulla

Function: Role as neurotransmitter
Glucagon
Source: Pancreatic Islets

Function: Raises blood sugar
Gonadotropins
Source: Pituitary Gland

Function: Sex Gland Regulators
(Includes FSH & LH)
Insulin
Source: Pancreatic Islets

Function: Lowers blood sugar
Human Chorionic Gonadotropin
Source: Placenta

Function: Stimulates secretion of hormones req'd to maintain pregnancy-stim. lactation after birth
Melanocyte-Stimulating Hormone--MSH
Source: Pituitary Gland

Function: Increases pigmentation of skin
Progesterone
Source: Gonads (Ovaries)

Function: Prepares uterus for possible pregnancy
Prolactin Lactogenic Hormone--LTH
Source: Pituitary Gland

Function: Growth of breast tissue during pregnancy / stim. milk after delivery
Testosterone
Source: Gonads (Testicles)

Function: Stim. development of male secondary sex characteristics
Melatonin
Source: Pineal Gland

Function: Influences sleep-wakefulness cycles
Parathyroid Hormone
Source: Parathyroid Glands

Function: Works w/ calcitonin to regulate ca levels in blood & tissues
Thymosin
Source: Thymus

Function: Plays important role in immune system
Thyroxin
Source: Thyroid Gland

Function: Regulate rate of metabolism
Calcitonin
Source: Thyroid Gland

Function: Works w/ parathryoid hormone to regulate calcium