Endocrine Gland

Endocrine Gland - Testes Estrogens Overies Progesterone...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Hormone Gland Fxn/Response Hypothalamus Oxytocin Posterior Pituitary Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH) Posterior pituitary Promotes retention of water by kidneys Growth Hormone (GH) Anterior Pituitary Prolactin (PRL) Anterior Pituitary Stimulates milk production and secretion Anterior Pituitary Stimulates production of ova and sperm Lutenizing Homrone (LH) Anterior Pituitary Stimulates oaries and testes Anterior Pituitary Stimulates thyroidgland Anterior Pituitary Thyroxine and Triiodothyronine Thyroid Gland Stimmulate and maintain metabolic provesses Calcitonin Thyroid Gland Lowers blood calcium level Parthyroid hormone (PTH) Parathyroid glands Raises blood calcium level Insulin Pancreas Lowers blood glucose leel Glucagon Pancreas Raises blood glucose level epinephrine and norepinephrine Adrenal Glands: Adrenal Medulla glucocorticoids Adrenal glands: Adrenal Cortex Raise glucose leel mineralocorticoids Adrenal glands: Adrenal Cortex Eandrogens
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Testes Estrogens Overies Progesterone Overies Promotes uterine lining growth Melatonin Pineal Gland Involved in biological rhuthms Homrones released from the posterior pituitary and hormones that regulate the anterior pituitar Stimulates contraction of uterus and mammary galnd cells Stimulates growth (especially bones) and metabolic functions Follicle- Stimulating Hormone (FSH) Thyroid-Stimulateing hormone (TSH) Adrenocorticotopic hormone (ACTH) Stimulates adrenal cotex to secrete glucocoriticoids Raise blood glucose level; increase metabolic activities; constrict certain blood vessels Romoste reansorption of Na and exvretion of K in kidneys Support sperm formation; promote development and maintenance of male secondary sex characters Stimmulate uterine lining growth; promote development of maintenance of female secondary sex characteristics...
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 10/31/2011 for the course BIO 102 taught by Professor Robinson during the Spring '09 term at UPenn.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online