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Hormone Quiz

Hormone to Action

Melatonin involved in biological rhythms (sleep patterns)
Various Hormones to regulate the anterior pituitary
Oxytocin stimulates contractions of uterus and the milk "let-down" reflex
Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH) promotes retention of water by kidneys
Growth Hormone stimulates growth (especially in bones and muscles) and metabolism
Prolactin (PRL) stimulates milk production
Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) stimulates production of ova and sperm (helps release sex hormones)
Luteinizing Hormone (LH) stimulates ovaries and testes (helps form sex hormones)
Thyroid-stimulating hormone(TSH) stimulates thyroid gland
Adranocorticotropic stimulates adrenal cortex to secrete glucocorticoids
Thyroxine (T4) & Triiodothyronine (T3) stimulates metabolism
Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) raises blood calcium level
Thymosin "programs" T lymphocytes
Epinephrine & Norepinephrine raise blood glucose level; increase rate of metabolism; constrict certain blood vessels
Glucocorticoids increases blood glucose
Mineralocorticoids promote re-absorption of Na+ and excretion of K+ in kidneys
Insulin reduces blood glucose
Glucagon raises blood glucose
Androgens support sperm formation; development and maintenance of male secondary sex characteristics
Estrogens stimulate uterine lining growth; development and maintenance of female secondary sex characteristics
Progesterone promotes growth of uterine lining
Calcitonin reduces blood calcium level
Created by: Cway



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