Hormones - Hormones 1 Melatonin a Produced by the pineal...

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Hormones 1. Melatonin a. Produced by the pineal gland b. Involved in biological rhythms (daily and seasonal), like sleep cycles 2. Oxytocin a. Produced by the pituitary gland b. Stimulates contraction of uterus and the milk “let-down” reflex 3. Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) a. Produced by the pituitary gland b. Promotes rentention of water by kidneys 4. Growth hormone (GH) a. Produced by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland b. Stimulates growth (especially of bones and muscles) and metabolism 5. Prolactin (PRL) a. Produced by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland b. Stimulates milk production 6. Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) a. Produced by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland b. Stimulates production of ova and sperm 7. Luteinizing hormone (LH), aka interstitial cell stimulating hormone (ICSH) a. Produced by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland b. Stimulates ovaries and testes 8. Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
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Unformatted text preview: b. Stimulates thyroid gland 9. Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) a. Produced by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland b. Stimulates adrenal cortex to secrete glucocorticoids 10. Thyroxine a. Produced by the thyroid gland b. Stimulates metabolism 11. Calcitonin a. Produced by the thyroid gland b. Reduces blood calcium level 12. Parathyroid hormone (PTH) a. Produced by the parathyroid glands b. Raises blood calcium level 13. Thymosin a. Produced by the thymus gland b. Programs T lymphocytes 14. Insulin a. Produced by the pancreas b. Reduces blood glucose 15. Epinephrine and norepinephrine a. Produced by the adrenal medulla b. Raises blood glucose level, increases the rate of metabolism, constricts certain blood vessels 16. Estrogen a. Produced by the ovaries b. Stimulate uterine lining growth, development and maintenance of female secondary sex characteristics...
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