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Pituitary Hormones

Adenohypophysis, Neurohypophysis

HormoneTarget(s)ActionOriginResponds to
TSH Thyroid Stimulate Thyroid gland Secretion ANTERIOR Pituitary TRH
ACTH Adrenal CORTEX Stimulate Adrenal CORTEX ANTERIOR Pituitary (blank)
hGH Skeleton, Muscles Increase cell uptake of AA in Muscle & Bone, stimulate Protein synthesis ANTERIOR Pituitary GH-RH, LOW Blood Glucose, Exercise, Stress
PRL (Prolactin) Mammary Glands Causes & Maintains Milk production ANTERIOR Pituitary Placenta --> Estrogens & Progesterone - Fetus --> Estrogen
FSH Gonads produce Eggs/Sperm ANTERIOR Pituitary GnRh --> Anterior Pituitary
LH/ICSH Gonads produce Testosterone / Estrogen & Progesterone ANTERIOR Pituitary GnRh --> Anterior Pituitary
Oxytocin Reproductive Smooth Muscle stimulates CONTRACTION of Reproductive Smooth Muscle: Uterus, Prostate POSTERIOR Pituitary APs from Hypothalamus - suckling/uterine stretch
ADH Collecting Ducts of Renal Nephron promotes H2O Reabsorption in Nephron POSTERIOR Pituitary APs from Hypothalamus - Extracellular Osmolarity, Blood Pressure changes
Created by: Kristel