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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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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course LS 2 taught by Professor Pires during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.
- Spring '08