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PN 110 endocrine

endocrine system

Pituitary gland hormone which stimulates thyroid gland TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone)
growth and repair of tissue through the breakdown of proteins and fats GH (growth hormone)_
Pituitary hormone which stimulates milk production PRL (prolactin)
Pituitary hormone which stimulates growth and secretion of adrenal cortex ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone)
Pituitary hormone that stimulates growth of ovarian follicles FSH (follicle stimulating hormone)
Pituitary hormone which stimulates ovulation, maintains corpus luteum LH (luteinizing hormone)
Pituitary hormone that causes water retention ADH (antidiuretic hormone)
Pituitary hormone which stimulates uterine contractions, milk let down oxytocin
These two hormones are found in the posterior pituitary gland ADH and oxytocin
Called the "master gland." pituitary gland
Hormone that regulates sleep, found in the pineal gland melatonin
This gland is found above heart, and is part of the immune system. thymus gland
two hormones of the thyroid gland that help regulate metabolism T3 and T4
Element contained in T3 and T4 iodine
This hormone triggers calcium to go into bone (and out of blood, which lowers blood calcium.) calcitonin-found in thyroid tissue
This hormone raises blood calcium. parathyroid hormone (PTH)-found in parathyroid glands
Found in the adrenal cortex, it is the body's natural cortisone cortisol-anti-inflammatory effect
The hormones epinepherine and norepinephrine are found here (fight or flight hormones) adrenal medulla
Pancreatic hormone that helps move sugar from blood into the body cells insulin-secreted by beta cells of pancreas
Pancreatic hormone that helps release sugar stored in liver into the blood stream glucagon
These molecules are like hormones, and are released close to the tissue where produced. prostaglandins-these can promote pain, fever, uterine contraction, and many more things.
Produced in the adrenal cortex, this hormone causes sodium (and water) retention aldosterone
Created by: ballantynec
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