Endocrine Hormones 353

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  1. What is a thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)?
    -Stimulates the thyroid gland to secrete thryoid hormones
  2. What is adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)?
    -Stimulates the adrenal cortex to secrete corticosteroids
  3. What is follicle stimulating hormone (FSH)?
    -Stimulates secretion of estrogen and the development of ova in the female and sperm in the male
  4. What is a luetenzing hormoen (LH)?
    -Stimulates ovulation in the female and scretion of sex hormones in both females and males
  5. What is a growth hormone (GH)?
    -Effects systemically
  6. What is a Antidiurectic hormone (ADH)?
    -Regulates fluid volume by stimulating reabsorption of water in the kidneys
  7. What is oxytocin?
    -Stimulates ejection of milk into mammary ducts and contraction of uterine smooth muscle
  8. What is T3 and T4?
    -From the thyroid, affects metabolic rate, carb and lipid metabolism, growth and development, and nervous system activity.
  9. What is Calcitonin?
    -Produced by C cells of the thyroid in response to high circulating calcium levels
  10. What is parathroid hormone?
    -Regulates the blood level of calcium
  11. What is Cortisol?
    -Regulates blood glucose concentration, inhibits inflammatory action, supports the stress response
  12. What is Aldosterone?
    -Maintains extracellular volume
  13. What is insulin?
    -Regulates the etabolism and storage of carbs, fats and proteins
  14. What is glucagon?
    -Increases blood glucose level by gluconeogenesis and ketogenesis
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Endocrine Hormones 353
2011-10-23 18:33:37
Endocrine Hormones 353

Endocrine Hormones 353
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