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Endocrine Hormone o3

Endocrine Hormone And Action

Thyroxine (T4) Increases metabolism in body cells
Triiodothyronine (T3) Increases metabolism in body cells
Parathyroid Hormone Increases blood calcium
Cortisol (Gluconcorticoid) Increases Blood sugar
Aldosterone (Mineralocorticold) Increases reabsorption of sodium
Androgens, Estrogens Secondary sex characteristisc
Epinephrine (Adrenaline) Increase heart rate and BP, dilates bronchial tubes and relapses glucose
Norepinephrine (Noradrenaline) Constricts blood vessels to raise BP
Insulin Decreases blood sugar
Glucagon Increases blood sugar
Growth Hormone (GH) Increases bone and tissue growth
Thyroid- Stimulating hormone (TSH) Stimulates thyroid gland and thyroxine secretion
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) Stimulates adrenal cortex especially cortisol secretion
Follicle- Stimulating Hormone (FSH) Oogenesis and spermatogenesis
Luteinizing Hormone (LH) Promotes ovulation; testosterone secretion
Prolactin (PRL) Promotes growth of breast tissue and milk secretion
Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH)/ Vasopressin Stimulates reabsorption of water by kidney tubules
Oxytocin Stimulates contraction of the uterus during labor and childbirth
Estrogens Promotes development of ova and female secondary sex characteristics
Progesterone Prepares and maintains the uterus in pregnancy
Testosterone Promotes development of sperm and male secondary sex characteristics
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