Chapter 41 Hormone Chart

Chapter 41 Hormone Chart - Parathyroid hormone (PTH) Bone...

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Source Hormone Target Action Anterior pituitary F ollicle Stimulating Ovary, testes stimulates follicle maturation and sperm production L uteinizing Ovary, testes stimulates ovulation; testosterone synthesis A drenocorticotropin Adrenal cortex stimulates release of adrenal hormones T hyrotropin (TSH) Thyroid gland stimulates synthesis and secretion of thyroxine M elanocyte-stimulating Skin controls skin pigmentation P rolactin Mammary glands stimulates milk production E ndorphins Body, general decrease painful sensation G rowth Bone, muscle Stimulates bone and muscle growth Posterior pituitary Anti-diuretic Hormone (ADH) Kidneys Promotes water reabsorption Oxytocin Mammary glands, uterus uterine contraction and milk letdown Thyroid Gland Thyroxine General increases cellular/metabolic activity Calcitonin Bone lowers blood calcium Parathyroid Gland
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Unformatted text preview: Parathyroid hormone (PTH) Bone increases blood calcium Adrenal Gland (Medulla) Epinephrine and norepinephrine Blood vessels, liver, and heart used in flight-or-flight responses Adrenal Gland (Cortex) Glucocorticoids (cortisol) General increase blood glucose and dec. protein synthesis Mineralcorticoids (aldosterone) Kidney Water reabsorption by retaining Na Pancreas ( cells) Glucagon Liver increases blood glucose Pancreas ( cells) Insulin Liver, muscles, fat (energy storage) lowers blood glucose Pineal Gland Melatonin Body maintains and resets circadian rhythms Testis Testosterone Testes Maintains male secondary characteristics Ovary Estrogen Progesterone General Uterus 2 sex characteristics Growth/maintenance of endometrium...
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