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SUPA Endocrine

SUPA Bio 123 Curriculum

hypothalamus hormones released from the posterior pituitary and hormones that regulate the anterior pituitary
oxytocin stimulates contraction of uterus and mamary glands
antidiuretic hormone (ADH) promotes retention of water by kidneys
growth hormone stimulates growth (especially bones) and metabolic functions
prolactin stimulates milk production and secretion
follicle-stilmulating hormone (FSH) stimulates production of ova and sperm
luteinizing hormone stimulates ovaries and testes
thyroid-stimulating hormone stimulates thyroid gland
calcitonin lowers blood calcium level
parathyroid hormone raises blood calcium level
epinephrine and norepinephrine raises blood glucose level; increase metabolic activities; contrict certain blood vessels
estrogens stimulate uterine lining growth; promote development and maintenance fo female secondary sex characteristics
progestins promote uterine linging growth
melatonin involved in biological rhythms
Created by: etucci



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