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endocrine system-a&p

a&p 2-endocrine

3 types of stimuli of endocrine glands hormonal,humoral,neural
this type of stimuli, the endocrine glands are activated by other hormones hormonal stimuli
this type of stimuli is when changing blood levels of certain ions stimulate hormone release. humoral stimuli
this type of stimuli is when nerve impulses stimulate hormone release neural stimuli
2 lobes the pituitary gland is divided into anterior and posterior
called the master endocrine gland pituitary gland
this gland hangs by a stalk from the hypothalamus pituitary gland
number of hormones released by the anterior pituitary gland six
the two hormones of the anterior pituitary gland that affect non-endocrine targets growth hormone and prolactin
this hormones major effects are directed to growth of skeletal muscles and long bones growth hormone
hyposecretion of growth hormone will result in this pituitary dwarfism
this results from hypersecretion of GH during childhood giantism
acromegaly results from: hypersecretion of GH during adulthood.
stimulates and maintains milk production following childbirth prolactin
regulates endocrine activity of the adrenal cortex ACTH
influences growth and activity of the thyroid gland TSH
triggers ovulation of an egg in females lutenizing hormone
triggers testosterone production in males lutenizing hormone
hypothalamus produces these 2 hormones oxytocin,antidiuretic hormone
stimulates contraction of the uterus during labor, sexual relations, and breastfeeding, also causes milk ejection in an a nursing woman oxytocin
Created by: anewkirk