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The Endocrine System Assignment1)ORGANSFUNCTIONSHORMONESSECRETEDHypothalamusThis gland is located inyour brain and controlsyour endocrine system.It uses information fromyour nervous system todetermine when to tellother glands, includingthe pituitary gland, toproduce hormones. Thehypothalamus controlsmany processes in yourbody, including yourmood, hunger and thirst,sleep patterns andsexual function.Antidiuretic hormone,corticotropin-releasinghormone,gonadotropin-releasinghormone, oxytocin,prolactin-controllinghormones,thyrotropin-releasinghormone.PituitaryYour pituitary gland is animportant pea-sizedorgan. If your pituitarygland doesn't functionproperly, it affects vitalparts like your brain,skin, energy, mood,reproductive organs,vision, growth and more.It's the “master” glandbecause it tells otherglands to releasehormonesAdrenocorticotropichormone,Follicle-stimulatinghormone, Luteinizinghormone, Growthhormone, Prolactin,Thyroid-stimulatinghormone, Oxytocin,Antidiuretic hormone.ThyroidIt plays a major role inthe metabolism, growthand development of thehuman body. It helps toregulate many bodyfunctions by constantlyreleasing a steadyTriiodothyronine (T3)and thyroxine (T4)
amount of thyroidhormones into thebloodstream.ParathyroidRelease of calcium bybones into thebloodstream. Absorptionof calcium from food bythe intestines.Conservation of calciumby the kidneys.Stimulates cells in thekidney to transformweaker forms of vitaminD into the form that isstrongest at absorbingcalcium from theintestines.

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