Endocrine Hormones

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  1. Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
    stimulates the thyroid gland to secrete thyroid hormone
  2. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH)
    stimulates the adrenal cortex to secrete corticosterioids
  3. Follicle Stimulating Hormone
    Stimulates secretion of estrogen and the development of ova in the female and sperm in the male
  4. Luetenizing hormone
    stimulates ovulation in the female and secretion of sex hormones in both females and males
  5. Growth Hormone
    effects systemically increased ring and shoe size
  6. Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH)
    regulates fluid volume by stimulating reabsorption of water in the kidneys
  7. Oxytocin
    stimualtes ejection of milk into mammary ducts and contractino of uterine smooth muscle
  8. T3, T4
    from the thyroid, affect metabolic rate, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism, growth and development, and nervous system activities
  9. Calcitonin
    produced by C cells of the thyroid in response to high circulating calcium levels
  10. Parathyroid Hormone
    regulates the blood level of calcium
  11. Cortisol
    regulates blood glucose concentration, inhibits inflammatory action, supports the stress response
  12. Aldosterone
    maintains extracellular volume
  13. Insulin
    regulates the metabolism and storage of carbohydrates, fats and proteins
  14. Glucagon
    increases blood glucose level by gluconeogenesis and ketogenesis
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Endocrine Hormones
2011-11-01 23:07:06
endocrine hormone action

Med-surg Exam 3(endocrine)
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