Hormones

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Hormones Lab A & P
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  1. follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
    (Pituitary) regulates gamete production and hormonal activity of the gonads
  2. adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
    (Pituitary) regulates the endocrine activity of the adrenal cortex
  3. thyrotropic hormone (TSH)
    (Pituitary) influences metabolism by controlling the growth and activity of the thyroid gland
  4. growth hormone
    (Pituitary) general metabolism, muscle and bone growth
  5. prolactin
    (Pituitary) stimulates breast development and milk production
  6. oxytocin
    (Pituitary) stimulates contractions of uterus and milk ejection
  7. antidiuretic hormone (ADH)
    (Pituitary) reduces urinary output
  8. thyroid hormone (TH)
    (Thyroid) control rate of metabolism
  9. calcitonin
    (Thyroid) decreases blood calcium levels by stimulating calcium deposition in the bones
  10. parathyroid hormone (PTH)
    (Parathyroid) increases blood calcium level by causing release of calcium from bone matrix
  11. epinephrine and norepinephrine
    (Adrenal) act with sympathetic nervous system to produce the “flight/fight” response to stress
  12. insulin
    (Pancreas) decreases blood sugar levels, helps glucose get into the body cells
  13. glucagon
    (Pacreas) increases blood sugar levels, stimulates liver to release glucose
  14. thymosin
    (Thymus) affect production and differentiation of certain white blood cells (T lymphocytes)
  15. testosterone
    (Testes) stimulates formation of male reproductive organs and secondary sex characteristics
  16. estrogen and progesterone
    (Ovaries) stimulates formation of female reproductive organs and secondary sex characteristics, regulates the reproductive cycle

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