CH.35

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AmberC0809
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CH.35
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2011-04-16 06:26:12
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HORMONES
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Hormones of the Anterior Lobe of the Pituitary & Their Functions
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  1. What is GSH, its target organ and the effect it has?
    • GSH: Growth Stimulating Hormone;
    • target organ: all body tissues;
    • effect: stimulates growth and repair
  2. What is TSH, its target organ and the effect it has?
    • TSH: Thyroid Stimulating Hormone;
    • target organ: Thyroid gland;
    • effect: Stimulates production and release of thyroxine
  3. What is ACTH, its target organ and the effect it has?
    • ACTH: Adrenocorticotropic Hormone;
    • target organ: Adrenal cortex;
    • effect: Stimulates production and secretion of cortisol
  4. What is FSH; its target organ and the effect it has?
    • FSH: Follicle-Stimulating Hormone;
    • target organ: gonads of male and female
    • effect: Stimulates development of sperm and ova
  5. What is LH; its target organ and the effect it has?
    • LH: Luteinizing Hormone;
    • target organ: Gonads of male and female
    • effect: Controls production of sex hormones
  6. What is Prolactins' target organd and effect it has?
    • target organ: mammary glands;
    • effect: milk production

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