Growth hormone stiimulates growth during infancy and

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Unformatted text preview: in pigments. Growth hormone Stiimulates growth during infancy and puberty. Antidiuretic hormone Signals the kidney to conserve more water. Oxytocin Affects childbirth, lactation, and some behaviors. Other hormones of the endocrine system Gland Thyroid Hormones Functions Regulates metabolism Calcitonin Parathyroids Thyroxine Inhibits release of calcium from the bones Parathyroid hormone Stimulates the release of calcium from the bones. Notes Biology 103 Dr. Karen Bledsoe http://www.wou.edu/~bledsoek/ Gland Islet cells (in the pancreas) Hormones Functions Insulin Decreases blood sugar by promoting uptake of glucose by cells. Glucagon In...
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