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Pituitary Gland Diagram

bones and general growth (GH)
adrenal cortex (ACTH)
thyroid (TSH)
testes (FSH, LH)
ovaries (FSH, LH)
mammary glands (prolactin (PRL), oxytocin)
uterus (oxytocin)
kidneys (ADH)
hypothalmus -bottom half of diencephalon of the brain, which hangs the pituitary gland -influences thyroid gland with the pituitary -serves as link between endocrine and nervous systems -regulator of the essential homeostatic balance of the body fluids
GH growth hormone; (bones and general growth)
ACTH adrenocorticotropic hormone; (adrenal cortex)
TSH thyroid-stimulating hormone; (thyroid)
anterior pituitary ACTH (adrenal cortex); FSH (ovaries, testes); GH (bones, liver, muscle, other tissue); LH (ovaries, testes); PRL (breasts); TSH (thyroid)
FSH follicle-stimulating hormone; (testes, ovaries)
LH luteinizing hormone; (testes, ovaries)
prolactin PRL (mammary glands)
oxytocin (mammary glands, uterus)
posterior pituitary ADH (kidney); oxytocin (uterus, breasts)
ADH antidiuretic hormone (vasopressin)
The Pituitary Gland Diagram (title)
Created by: DawnLangridge