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The 7 known anterior pituitary hormones are

1. Growth hormone

2. prolactin

3. Thyroid stimulating hormone

4. Adrenocorticotropic hormone ACTH

5. Follicle stimulating hormone

6. lutenizing hormone

7. Melanocyte stimulating hormone

What is a hormone?

A chemical messenger produced by endocrine glands and secreted directly into the blood stream

What hormones are released by the kidneys during stress?

Renin-releases Angiotensin

Angiotensin -causes Vasoconstriction and increased heart rate

Alsosterone-increases sodium return to the blood stream

What is the difference between afferent and efferent?

Afferent nerves carry impulses towards the brain such as worth sensory nerves.

Efferent nerves carry impulses away from the brain such as with motor nerves

What types of placenta are there?

1. Diffuse- attaches to the entire uterine wall - found in horses and pigs

2. Cotyledonary- has button like attachments to the uterine wall. Found in cows, sheep, goat

3. Zonary - attached to uterine wall by a cylindrical zone. Found in dogs and cats

4. Discoidal - attached to uterine wall by a single disc shaped area. Found in primates

What's a axon?

Cylindrical part of the nerve cell that transmits signals

What's a dendrite?

The branched part of a nerve cell that receive signals

What are the parts of the brain stem

1. Midbrain


3.medulla oblongata

What are the 12 cranial nerves

1. Olfactory

2. Optic

3. Oculomotor

4. Trochlear

5. Trigeminal

6. Abducent

7. Facial

8. Vestibulocochlear

9. Glossopharyngeal

10. Vagus

11. Accessory

12. Hypoglossal