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  1. Aldosterone
  2. Dehydroepiandrosterone
  3. Thyroxine
  4. Leptin
  5. Estrone
  1. a "salt-retaining hormone" which promotes the retention of Na+ by the kidneys. Na+ retention promotes water retention, which promotes a higher blood volume and pressure
  2. b hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells
  3. c a naturally occurring weak estrogenic hormone secreted by the mammalian ovary
  4. d a protein secreted by fat cells, when abundant causes the brain to increase metabolism and decreases hunger.
  5. e a weak androgen; a precursor for other androgens and also some estrogens

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  1. affects size of an individual by promoting cell division, protein synthesis, and bone growth
  2. a weak androgen; the chief androgen produced by the adrenal cortex
  3. stimulates production of platelets
  4. Works w/ insulin & glucagon to maintain normal blood sugar
  5. hormone the small intestine secretes to stimulate release of pancreatic juice from pancreas and bile from gallbladder

5 True/False Questions

  1. Glucagona hormone produced by the placenta prior to labor, causes the ligaments within the pelvis to loosen

          

  2. Serotonina neurotransmitter involved in sleep, depression; precursor of melatonin

          

  3. Relaxina hormone produced by the placenta prior to labor, causes the ligaments within the pelvis to loosen

          

  4. Cortisola major estrogen during pregnancy, the estrogen synthesized by the placenta

          

  5. CalcitriolProduced by the thyroid gland and decreases the blood calcium levels by stimulating calcium deposit in the bones (__________ keeps the bone in). The antagonist of the parathyroid hormone.

          

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