What is the common tropic hormone pathway?
1. Hypothalamus - secretes tropic hormone into capillary bed, blood enters veins
2. Anterior Pituitary - blood enters ant. pit. secretory cells through cap. beds, alters release of ant. pit. tropic hormone, ant. pit. tropic hormones enter bloodstream in cap. bed
3. Endocrine Gland - blood travels to distant endocrine gland to trigger release of hormone