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Endocrine 01

pituitary

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Another name for Pituitary Gland Hypohysis
Function of the Posterior Pituitary Gland Releases and stores ADH (antidiuretic hormone) and OT (oxitocin)produced by the hypothalamus
what is the function of oxitocin and what function does it control OT function is to stimulate contraction and distention of the uterus and ejection of milk from breast. OT controlled uterine distention and nursing.
What does the Anterior Pituitary secrete secretes tropic hormones in response to secretions from hypothalamus
which is a synthetic replacement of the OT hormone and function Pitocin. induce labor, increases uterine tone and control hemorrhage just after giving birth.
What is the function of ADH ADH stimulates water reabsorption by the kidneys
what controls the function of ADH and what does it decrease ADH is controlled by osmotic pressure of the blood. ADH decreases urine volume and conserves body water
Disease caused by improper levels of ADH Diabetes insipidus
What is Diabetes Insipidus Excretion of large amounts of dilute urine and subsequent dehydration and thirst
Created by: mari6382