SB4 Endocrine System
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What is the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland called?
What is the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland called?
What 5 hormones are produced by the adenohypophysis?
- (Some Girls Like Cars Too)
What do somatotrophs produce?
What do Corticotrophs produce?
- Melanocyte-stimulating Hormone
What is the function of what lactotrophs produce?
Lactotrophs produce prolactin and are responsible for maturation of mammary glands and their secretion of milk
What two hormones does the Neurohypophysis secrete and where are they made?
- ADH and Oxytocin
- They are made in nerve cell bodies of the hypothalamus and transported via axons to the neurohypophysis.
Hypopituitarism caused by ischemic necrosis due to blood loss and hypovolemic shock during or after childbirth
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