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List the names of the hypothalamic hormones that regulate the secretion of pituitary hormones. Describe how these

hypothalamic hormones are delivered to the pituitary gland and describe the effects of these hypothalamic hormones. In addition, describe how the activities of the posterior pituitary gland are regulated by the hypothalamus.

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The hypothalamus secrets 8 main types hormones. These are hormones are referred to as releasing and releasing-inhibitory... View the full answer

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Posterior Pituitary Hormones
Releasing hormone
Pituitary
(hypothalamus)
hormone
Target
Effects
ADH
Stores
Kidneys,
Water balance
ADH
sweat glands,
circulatory
system
OT
Female
Triggers uterine...

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