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Hypothalamus
Release and release inhibiting hormones
Anterior Pituitary
Tropic Hormones

Thyrotropin- thyroxine

Adrenocorticotropin (ACTH)- release from adrenal cortex

LH- sex hormones from ovaries and testes

FSH- maturation of follicles (eggs)

Other Hormones

GH- protein synthesis and growth

Prolactin- milk production

Endorphins and enkephalins- decrease painful sensations
Posterior Pituitary
Oxytocin- contractions

ADH- water reabsorption
Thyroid
Thyroxine- metabolism

Calcitonin- bone formation
Parathyroids
Parathyroid hormone- raises blood calcium, resorbs bone
Thymus
Thymosins- T-cell immune response
Pancreas
Insulin

Glucagon

Somatostatin
Adrenal medulla
Epinephrine

Norepinephrine
Adrenal cortex
Glucocorticoids (cortisol)- mediate response to stress