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Growth Hormone
Anterior Pituitary, Body Cells, Stimulates growth of cells.
ACTH
Anterior Pituitary, Adrenal Cortex, Stimulates the adren gland to secrete cortisol.
TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone)
Anterior Pituitary, Thyroid Gland, Stimulates thyroxin.
FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone)
Anterior Pituitary, Follicles in the Ovaries - stimulates for ovulation, Testes - sperm production.
LH (Leutinizing Hormone)
Anterior Pituitary, Ovaries - Ovulation, Testes - sperm production.
Prolactin
Milk production
Oxytocin
Posterior Pituitary, Uterus and Mammary Glands, Contraction of uterine lining and milk production.
ADH (Antidiuretic Hormone)
Posterior Pituitary, Nephrons and Kidneys, Water reabsorption.
Thyroxine (T3, T4)
Thyroid Gland, Body Cells, Maintaining metabolism
Calcitonin
Thyroid Gland, Body Cells, Decrease Calcium in blood.
Parathyroid Hormone
Parathyroid Gland, Body Cells, Increases Calcium in blood.
Insulin
Pancreas, Body Cells, increases cellular uptake of glucose.
Glucagon
Pancreas, Liver Cells, Breaks down glycogen to increase glucose in blood.
Glucocorticoids
Adrenal Cortex, Kidneys, Retention and release of minerals.
Mineralocorticoids
Adrenal Cortex, Body cells, metabollism and anti-inflammatory
Epinephrine/Adrenaline
Adrenal Medulla, Body Cells, Sppeds up all body functions, fear.
Norepinephrine/Noradrenaline
Adrenal Medulla, Body Cells, slows down all body functions, anger.
Estrogens
Ovaries, Uterus - Prepares uterine linining, Body cells - secondary sex characteristics.
Progesterone
Ovaries, Uterus, prepares uterine lining.
Androgens/Testosterone
TEstes, Testes - Production of sperm, Body Cells - secondary sex characteristics
Thymosin
Thymus, Maturation of T Cells.
Melatonin
Pineal, Sleep.