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Glands Hormones Function Adrenal cortex aldosterone cortisol maintains salt-&-water balance regulates carbohydrate & protein metabolism Adrenal medulla epinephrine, norepinephrine (or adrenalin, noradrenalin) initiates body’s response to stress & the ‘fight-or- flight’ response to danger Ovaries estrogen progesterone stimulates female secondary sex characteristics maintains growth of uterine lining Pancreas (islets of Langerhans) glucagon insulin stimulates release of glucose stimulates absorption of glucose Parathyroid glands parathyroid hormone increases blood calcium concentration Pineal gland melatonin regulates sleep patterns Testes androgens (T) regulate male secondary sex characteristics Thymus gland thymosine stimulates T-cell formation Thyroid gland thyroxine, triiodothyronine calcitonin increase cellular metabolic rates inhibits release of calcium HYPOTHALAMUS AND ITS FUNCTIONS
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Hormone Target Function Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) or vasopressin (Posterior pituitary) (storage - see Pituitary)
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2009 for the course BAA 171 taught by Professor Drea during the Fall '07 term at Duke.

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