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Hormone Gland&Eff

Hormones 2014

QuestionAnswer
hGH Human Growth Hormone growth hormone produced by the pituitary gland
TSH Thyroid Stimulating Hormone metabolic rate hormone produced by the pituitary gland
Follicle Stimulating Hormone FSH & LH Lutenizing Hormone 324-326 egg and sperm production stimulating hormone made by the pituitary
PRL- Prolactin mammary gland stimulating (to make milk) hormone made by the pituitary
Oxytocin child birth stimulating hormone (promotes cervical contraction) made by the pituitary
ADH- Anti-Diuretic Hormone urine decreasing hormone produced by the pituitary
T3 and T4 (also called the Thyroid hormones) metabolic rate controlling hormone made by the thyroid gland
Glucagon blood sugar raising hormone made by the pancreas causes the liver to release sugar into bloodstream
Insulin blood sugar lowering hormone made by the pancreas- causes sugar in the blood to move into cells
Cortisol increases rate of protein breakdown- made by the adrenal cortex
Epinephrine increases fight or flight responses- made by the adrenal cortex
Norepinephrine increases fight or flight responses- made by the adrenal cortex
Estrogen and Progesterone both are responsible for maintaining reproductive systems, maintaining pregnancy and creating female sex characteristics
Created by: russcrick