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Endocrine Hormone o1

Endocrine Hormones, Oragins and Actions

QuestionAnswer
Thyroxine (T4) Thyroid/ Increases metabolism in blood cells
Triiodothyronine (T3) Thyroid / Increases metabolism in blood cells
Parathyroid Hormone Parathyroid/ Increases blood calcium
Cortisol (Glucocorticoid) Adrenal Cortex/ Increases blood sugar
Aldosterone (Mineralocorticoid) Adrenal Cortex/ Increases reabsorption of sodium
Androgens & Estrogens Adrenal Cortex/ Secondary sex characteristics
Epinephrine (Adrenaline) Adrenal Medulla/ Increase heart rate and BP, dilates bronchial tubes and relapses glucose
Norepinephrine (Noradrenaline) Adrenal Medulla/ Constricts blood vessels to raise BP
Insulin Panaceas/ Decreases blood sugar
Glucagon Panaceas/ Increase blood sugar
Somatotropin (Growth Hormone/GH) Pituitary Anterior Lobe/ Increase bone and tissue growth
Thyroid- stimulating hormones (TSH) Pituitary Anterior Lobe/ Stimulates thyroid gland and thyroxine secretion
Adrencorticotropic hormone (ACTH) Pituitary Anterior Lobe/ Stimulates adrenal cortex, especially cortisol secretion
Gonadotropins Pituitary Anterior Lobe/ Follice - stimulating hormones (FSH) Luteinizing Hormone (LH)
Follice - Stimulating Hormones (FSH) Pituitary Anterior Lobe/ Oogenesis and spermatogenesis
Luteinzing Hormone (LH) Pituitary Anterior Lobe/ Promotes ovulation and testosterone secretion
Prolactin (PRL) Pituitary Anterior Lobe/ Promotes growth of breast tissue and milk secretion
Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH)/ Vasopress Pituitary Posterior Lobe/ Stimulates reabsorption of water by kidney tubules
Oxytocin Pituitary Anterior Lobe/ Stimulates contraction of the uterus during labor and childbirth
Estrogen Ovaries/ Promotes development of ova and female secondary sex characteristics
Progesterone Ovaries/ Prepares and maintains the uterus in pregnancy
Testosterone Testes/ Promotes development of sperm and male secondary sex characteristics
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