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8 Cards in this Set

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Growth hormone
Stimulates liver, which stimulates cartilage growth at epiphyseal plate
Vitamin D
Promotes absorption of calcium and phosphate into blood
Thyroid hormone
Stimulates bone growth by stimulating metabolic activity of osteoblasts
Promotes calcium deposition and inhibits osteoclasts
Sex hormones
Stimulate osteoblasts; epiphyseal growth and closure
Vitamin A
Activates osteoblasts
Parathyroid hormone
Increases blood calcium levels by stimulating osteoclasts (resorption)
Vitamin C
Promotes collagen production