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ANTERIOR PITUITARY
TSH (Thyroid stimulating Hormone)
Causes thyroid to release its hormones (T3 & T4)
ANTERIOR PITUITARY
ACTH (Adrenocorticotropic Hormone)
Causes Adrenal gland to secrete its hormones
ANTERIOR PITUITARY
FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone)
Egg development and estrogen production in ovaries, sperm production in testes
ANTERIOR PITUITARY
LH (Luteinizing Hormone)
Triggers ovulation and progesterone production in women, helps testes produce testoterone in men
ANTERIOR PITUITARY
GH (Growth Hormone)
Promotes cellular growth and replication
ANTERIOR PITUITARY
MSH (Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone)
Stimulates melanocytes to produce meanin in skin
ANTERIOR PITUITARY
Prolactin
Breast development and milk production
POSTERIOR PITUITARY
ADH (Antidiuretic Hormone)
Causes the reabsorbtion of water in the kidneys increasing fluid volume
POSTERIOR PITUITARY
Oxytocin
Stimulates uterine smooth muscle contraction
PINEAL GLAND
Melantonin
Establishes day-night sleep cycles (circadian rhythms)
THYROID GLAND
Thyroxine (T4)
Regulates metabolism of cells in the body
THYROID GLAND
Calcitonin
Decreases calcium ion levels using osteoblasts in bone
PARATHYROID GLAND
PTH (Parathyroid Hormone)
Increases calcium ion levels using osteoclasts in bone
ADRENAL GLAND (Medulla)
Catecholamines (Epinephrine & Norepinephrine)
Stimulates sympathetic nervous system to increase adrenergic actions
ADRENAL GLAND (Cortex)
Cortisol
Anti inflammatory response
ADRENAL GLAND (Cortex)
Aldosterone
Reabsorbs sodium ion in kidneys conserving water
ADRENAL GLAND (Cortex)
Androgens
Increases sex drive in women
KIDNEY
Renin
Binds with angiotensinogen to form angiotensin II, a potent vasoconstrictor
PANCREAS (Alpha Cells)
Glucagon
Stimulates the liver to convert stored glycogen into glucose increasing blood glucose levels
PANCREAS (Beta Cells)
Insulin
Stimulates glucose transport into cells decreasing blood glucose levels
OVARY
Estrogen
Helps follicles to mature, female secondary sex characteristics
OVARY
Progesterone
Prepares uterus for egg implatntation
TESTES
Testosterone
Male secondary sex characteristics, sperm development