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Unformatted text preview: Endocrine System: The HypothalamicPituitary Axis 1. The anterior pituitary is composed of __________ tissue. Name the six classic hormones whose functions are well known. a. b. c. d. e. f. 2. TRH, GNRH, CRH etc. are known as ____________ hypothalamic hormones which regulate the function of the _________ pituitary. These hormones are released into capillary beds and carried directly to the pituitary by the __________ ________ ________ located in the __________________. 3. _____________ and ________________, the posterior pituitary hormones are synthesized in the ____________ and _______________ nuclei of the hypothalamus. They are stored in the axon terminals located in the __________ pituitary. Similar to neurotransmitters, an ________ ________ in the neuron causes their release....
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