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Follicle Stimulating Hormone Releasing Factor (FSHRF)
1. stalk of pituitary
2. anterior pituitary
3. releases follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)
Luteinizing Hormone Releasing Factor (LH)
1. stalk of pituitary
2. anterior pituitary
3. releases luteinizing hormone (LH)
Prolactin Inhibiting Factor (PIF)
1. stalk of pituitary
2. anterior pituitary
3. ?? stops making prolactin
4. stops stimulating mammary glands to make milk
"tropic hormones"
1. anterior pituitary
2. gonads
3. formation of gametes and release of sex hormones
4. releasing factors
Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)
1. anterior pituitary
2. gonads
3. F - formation of ovarian follicle, production of estrogens
M - formation of sperm, production of estrogens
F - Luteinizing Hormone (LH)
M - Intertitial Cell Stimulating Hormone (ICSH)
1. anterior pituitary
2. gonads
3. F - formation of corpus luteum, production of estrogens and progesterone
M - production of testosterone
Oxytocin
1. posterior pituitary
2. mammaries; uterus
3. milk let-down (squeezed out of mammaries); strong rhythmic contractions during childbirth
Prolactin
1. anterior pituitary
2. mammaries
3. production of milk
Adrenal Androgens
1. adrenal glands
2. testes, whole body
3. formation os sperm, M 2º chars.
estrogen, ovarian follicle
1. ovarian follicle
2. uterus, whole body
3. builds endometrium, F 2º chars
4. affects FSH
estrogen, corpus luteum
1. corpus luteum
2. uterus, whole body
3. maintains endometrium, F 2º chars
4. affects LH
progesterone
1. corpus luteum
2. uterus
3. vascularization of endometrium and nutrient storage
Testosterone
1. testes
2. testes, whole body
3. formation of sperm, M 2º chars
4. affects ICSH (LH)
estrogens (male)
1. testes
2. testes, whole body
3. formation of sperm, feminizes 2º chars
4. affects FSH