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Endocrine hormones

chap 15 test

GH growth stimulating hormone : anterior pituitary hormone that promotes animal growth and regulates the metabolism.
Prolactin anterior pituitary gland that helps trigger and maintain lactation.
TSH Thyroid stimulating hormone: anterior pituitary hormone that stimulates the growth and development of the thyroid gland and produces hormone.
ACTH Adrenocorticotropic hormone: secreted by the anterior portion of the pituitary gland which activates the cortex of the adrenal gland.
FSH follicle stimulating hormone: the anterior pituitary hormone that stimulates the follicles int he ovaries in females to grow and develop.
LH Luteinizing hormone: anterior pituitary hormone that stimulates the ovulation in most species and then causes the empty follicle to devolope into the corpus luteum
EPO erythropoietin :hormone produced by the kidney that stimulates bone marrow to increase production.
ADH antidiuretic hormone: released by the pituitary gland. Helps with water conservation and water absorption.
PTH Parathyroid hormone: parathormone: maintains blood calcium homeostasis.
Oxytocin causes the uterus contractions and lets the milk drop.
Calcitonin hormone secreted by the thyroid gland that prevents the lever of calcium in the blood from getting too high
Insulin hormones produces by the beta cells of the pancreatic islets. the main action is ti allow glucose to be absorbed into body cells and used for energy.
Estrogen hormones that promote the development of femael characteristics. female sex hormones
Progesterone the principle progestin hormone produced by the corpus luteum of the ovary. helps prepare the uterus for implantation of the fertilized ovum.
Testosterone Male sex hormone
Aldosterone mineralocorticoid hormone secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland that stimulates the kidney to conserve sodium ions and water and eliminate potassium.
epinephrine adrenaline: hormone secreted by the medulla of the adrenal gland under stimulation by the sympathetic portion of the autonomic nervous system
Created by: jkuzmanich



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