Comparative test 3 (Hormones)

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Comparative test 3 (Hormones)
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Comparative anatomy lecture test number three.
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  1. What is the function of Growth hormone (GSH)?
    it affects growth. it is also called Somatotropin.
  2. What is the function of thyrotropin (TSH)?
    stimulates thyroid gland.
  3. What is the function of adrenocorticotropin (ACTH)?
    Stimulates adrenal cortex
  4. What is the function of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)?
    promotes development of ovarian follicles and seminiferous tubules of testis.
  5. What is the function of luteininzing hormones (LH)?
    promotes development of the corpus luteum from a follicle and production of progesterone and testosterone.
  6. What is the function of prolactin?
    affects osmoregulation in fishes, promotes maternal behavior and milk synthesis.
  7. What is the function of melanophore-stimulating hormone (MSH)?
    promotes dispersion of melanin in melanophores of fishes, amphibians, and reptiles. it is also called intermedin.
  8. What is the function of urotensins?
    which affects osmoregulation in teleosts.
  9. What is the function of melatonin?
    • inhibits MSH
    • inhibits gonads in some mammals.
  10. What is the function of noradrenaline?
    acts as neurotransmitters which augment the response of the nercous system.
  11. What is the function of glucocorticoids?
    control carbohydrate metabolism.
  12. What is the function of mineralocorticoids?
    control electrolyte and water balances.
  13. What is the function of cortical androgens?
    promote protein synthesis and body growth.
  14. What is the function of testosterone?
    male secondary sex characteristics.
  15. What is the function of estrogen?
    female secondary sex characteristics, prepares uterine lining for embryo, inhibit release of FSH.
  16. What is the function of progesterone?
    maintains uterine lining, inhibits release of LH and FSH.
  17. What is the function of relaxin?
    relaxes pelvic ligaments to prepare for delivery. the only gonadal hormone that is not a steroid.
  18. What is the function of insulin?
    reduces blood glucose level by promoting entry of glucose into cells and its conversion of glycogen and fat.
  19. What is the function of glucagon?
    increases blood sugar level by converting glycogen stored in the liver to glucose.
  20. What is the function of thyroxine and triiodothyronine?
    promotes oxidative metabolism, amphibian metamorphosis.
  21. What is the function of parathormone?
    increases blood level of calcium.
  22. What is the function of thymocresin?
    thought to promote development of the immune system.
  23. What is the function of somatomedin?
    stimulates growth.
  24. What is the function of gastrin?
    stimulates gastric secretions.
  25. What is the function of renin?
    increases blood pressure, promotes secretion of adrenal cortex.

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