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64 Terms

Ch 64 Endocrine Terms

Natural chemicals exert their effects on specific tissues Hormones
Located some distance from the endocrine gland with no direct physical connections between endocrine gland and target tissue Target tissues
nervous system to regulate overall body function neuroendocrine regulation
hypothalamus shares a small closed circulatory system with the anterior pituitary gland hypothalamic hypophysial portal
anterior lobe of pituitary enohypophysis
posterior lobe of pituitary neurohypophysis
hormones that stimulate other endocrine glands tropic hormones
male and femal reproductive endorcine glands gonads
outer portion of adrenal gland adrenal cortex
inner portion of adrenal gland medulla
hormones produced in the zona glomerulosa and help control the bodys sodium and potassium content mineralcorticoids
synthesis and reales of thyroid hormone TSH
synthesis and release of cortiocosteroids and adrenocortical growth ACTH
ovulation and progesterone secretion LH
testosterone secretion LH
estrogen secretion and follicle maturation FSH
spermatogenesis FSH
breast milk production PRL
promotes growth through lipolysis, protein anabolism, and insulin antagonis, GH
promotes pigmentation MSH
promotes water reabsorption Vasopressin ADH
stimulates uterine contractions and ejection of breast milk oxytocin
hormones secreted by the cortex adrenal steroids or corticosteroids
promotes sodium and water reabsorption and potassium excretion, chief mineralcorticoid
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