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Endocrine System: The Hypothalamic–Pituitary 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. 4. In negative feedback, the target hormone feeds back to alter the release of the anterior or hypothalamic hormones thus (increasing or decreasing) its own release. 5. Give an example of a hormone that has negative feedback mainly to the anterior pituitary. __________ Give an example of a hormone that has negative feedback to both the anterior pituitary and the ventral hypothalamus. ____________ 6.
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