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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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