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Hormones


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growth hormone
primary hormone responsible for regulating body growth and is important in metabolism
thyroid stimulating hormone
stimulates secretion of thyroid hormone and growth of thyroid gland
adrenocorticotropic hormone
stimulates cortisol secretion by the adrenal cortex and promotes growth of adrenal cortex
follicle stimulating hormone
in females, it stimulates growth and development of ovarian follicles, promotes secretion of estrogen by ovaries; in males, it is required for sperm production
antidiuretic hormone
regulates blood osmotic pressure
luteinizing hormone
in females, it is repsonsible for ovulation, formation of corpus lutem in the ovary, and regulation of ovarian secretion of female sex hormones; in males, it stimulates cell in the testes to secret testosterone
parathormone
stimulates formation of 1, 25-dihydorxycholecacliferol in the kidneys (a hormone that promotes absorption of calcium in the GI tract)
prolactin
in females, it stimulate breast development and milk production; in males, it is involved in testicular function
oxytocin
stimulates uterine contraction and milk ejection
antidiuretic hormone
decreases urine output by increasing the permeability of the kidney distal convoluted tubule and collecting ducts
parathormone
stimulates calcium resorption by the kidney, inhibits phosphate resorption by the kidney
antidiuretic hormone
Tumors that interfere with ____ production/release can lead to diabetes insipidus
melatonin
aids in sleep, may have an inhibitory effect on gonad function, secreted by pinealocytes
thyroid hormone, T3 and T4
increase tissue metabolism and regulate tissue growth and development
parathormone
antagonizes calcitonin, increases blood calcium levels and regulates blood phosphate levels
aldosterone
stimulates the distal tubules and collecting tubules of the kidney to increase sodium resorption and decrease potassium resorption
glucocorticoids
promote carbohydrate metabolism and suppress inflammatory responses
norepinephrine
effect on overall blood pressure by constricting arteries throughout the body
epinephrine
constricts arteries of the skin, increases heart output, increases bronchiole dilation, inhibits intestinal motliity, increases axiety