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oxytocin
pituitary gland, stimulates contraction of uterus and mammary gland cells
antidiuretic hormone
pituitary gland, promotes retention of water by kidneys
growth hormone
pituitary, stimulates growth
prolactin
stimulates milk production and secretion
ffollicle stimulating hormone
stimulates production of ova and sperm
luteinizing hormone
stimulates ovaries and testes
thyroid stimulating hormone
stimulates the thyroid gland
adrenocorticotropic hormone
stimulates adrenal cortex to secrete glucocorticoids
triiodothyronine
stimulate and maintain metabolic processes
calcitonin
lowerers blood calcium level
parathyroid hormone
raises blood calcium level
insulin
lowers blood glucose level
glucagon
raises blood glucose level
epinephrine and norepinephrine
raise blood glucose level; increase metabolic activities; constict certain blood vessels
glucocoritocids
raise blood glucose level
mineralocorticoids
promote reabsorption of Na and excretion of K in kidneys
androgens
sperm formation/developments; male sex characteristics
estrogens
uterine lining growth; promote and maintain female sex characteristics
progesterone
promotes uterine lining growth
melatonin
circadian rythmns
thymosin
t lymphocytes