Glands and Origin

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Glands and Origin
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2015-01-26 07:07:15
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  1. melatonin?
    • pineal gland 
    • regulates daily biological rhythms
    • suppresses onset of puberty
  2. thyroid releasing hormone?
    • anterior pituitary 
    • stimulates release of thyroid hormone
  3. adrenocorticotropic stimulating hormone?
    • anterior pituitary 
    • stimulates the release of cortisol
  4. thyrotropin releasing hormone?
    • hypothalamus 
    • stimulates the secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone
  5. follicle stimulating hormone?
    • anterior pituitary
    • stimulates sperm production 
    • causes the egg to mature
  6. growth hormone?
    • anterior pituitary  
    • causes widespread tissue growth
  7. anti diuretic hormone?
    • hypothalamus 
    • increases retention of water from the urine
  8. oxytocin?
    • hypothalamus 
    • stimulates uterine contractions
  9. parathyroid hormone?
    • parathyroid gland 
    • raises blood calcium by simulating bone breakdown and increasing re absorption of calcium from the urine
  10. insulin?
    • pancreas 
    • lowers blood sugar
  11. glucagon
    • pancreas
    • raises blood sugar
  12. aldosterone?
    • adrenal cortex
    • increases blood volume by increasing re absorption of sodium from urine
  13. cortisol?
    • adrenal cortex 
    • stimulates the breakdown of fats and protein to make glucose
    • reduces inflammation
  14. estrogen?
    • ovary 
    • regulates menstrual cycle and pregnancy 
    • stimulate female secondary sex characteristics
  15. testosterone?
    • testis
    • stimulates sperm production and male secondary characteristics

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