Lecture 9 - The Endocrine System Chemical Control of the...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style The Endocrine System Chemical Control of the Body
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Extra Credit #2 Library tour and assignment Next week during normal discussion time Lobby of the Life Science Library
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The Endocrine System
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Endocrine Glands
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Hormones
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Hormones act only on target cells
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Regulation of Hormone Release Feedback mechanisms
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Hypothalamus-Pituitary Complex
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Hypothalamus
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Anterior Pituitary Larger lobe of pituitary Circulatory connection to hypothalamus Hypothalamus secretes neurohormnes into bloodstream Releasing hormones Inhibiting hormones
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Pituitar y (anterior lobe) capillar y bed capillar y bed Pituitary (posterior lobe) Hypothalamu s
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Anterior Pituitary: Growth Hormone (GH) Stimulates growth through increases in cell size and rates of division Bone, Muscle, cartilage
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Giantism Pituitary dwarfism
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Anterior Pituitary: Prolactin (PRL) Stimulates mammary gland developments and production of milk Stimulates sperm productions
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIO 309D taught by Professor Jessicawandelt during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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