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Haney medterm c13-1

What is the function of Growth hormone or Somatotropic hormone? regulates the growth of bone,muscle,and other body tissues
What does Arenocorticotropic hormone(ACTH)do? stimulates the normal growth and development of the adrenal cortex
What is a tiny,pine cone-shaped gland located on the dorsal aspect of the midbrain region? pineal gland
What is the gland located in the front of the neck just below the larynx on either side of the trachea? thyroid
What hormone helps maintain normal body metabolism? thyroxine
What is an elongated gland that is located in the upper left quadrant of the abdomen? pancreas
Follicle stimulating hormone FSH
What does FSH do? Stimulates the secretion of estrogen and the production of eggs.
Luteinizing hormone LH
What does the luteinizing hormone do? Stimulates female ovulation and the secretion of testosterone
What is the posterior pituitary glad also known as? Neurohypophysis
What does neurohypophysis do? It stores and releases the following hormones: ADH, OT
Antidiuretic hormone ADH
What is ADH also known as? Vasopressin
Oxytocin OT
What does oxytocin do? Stimulates the contractions of the uterus during childbirth
What hormone is secreted by the pineal gland? Melatonin
What does melatonin do? induces sleep
Where is the thyroid gland located? In the front of the neck, just below the larynx
What hormones does the thyroid gland secrete? T3, T4, Calcitonin
What does T3 do? helps regulate growth and development
What does T4 do? maintains normal body metabolism
What does calcitonin do? regulates the level of calcium in the blood
What do the parathyroid glands secrete? PTH
Where is the thymus glad located? In the mediastinum near the middle of the chest
Created by: sodie1304