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path ch 10 test B

pathology ch 10 endocrine hormones and functions

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What is the hormone function of aldosterone? regulates salt and water balance
What is the hormone function of corticosteroids? key body functions: anti-inflammatory, blood sugar level maintenance, BP maintenance, muscle strength, salt and water balance
What is the hormone function of ADH (vasopressin)? controls water retention in the kidneys and BP
What is the hormone function of corticotrophin? controls production and secretion of adrenal cortex hormones
What is the hormone function of growth hormone? affects growth and development; stimulates protein production
What is the hormone function of LH and FSH? controls reproductive function and sexual characteristics
What is the hormone function of oxytocin? stimulates contraction uterus and milk ducts
What is the hormone function of prolactin? initiates and maintains milk production
What is the hormone function of TSH? stimulates the production and secretion of thyroid hormones
What is the hormone function of rennin and angiotensin? controls BP
What is the hormone function of erythropoietin? affects RBC production
What is the hormone function of glucagon? raises blood sugar levels
What is the hormone function of insulin? lowers blood sugar levels, stimulates metabolism of glucose protein and fat
What is the hormone function of estrogen? affects development of female sexual characteristics and reproductive development
What is the hormone function of progesterone? stimulates the lining of the uterus for fertilization, prepares breasts for milk production
What is the hormone function of parathyroid hormone? affects bone formation and excretion of calcium and phosphorus
What is the hormone function of testosterone? affects development of male sexual characteristics
What is the hormone function of thyroid hormone? affects growth, maturation and metabolism
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