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  1. Vasopressin (ADH)
  2. Gastrin
  3. Adrenaline (epinephrine) Nonadrenaline
  4. Oxytocin
  5. Follicle Stimulating (FSH)
  1. a Gland: Stomach
    Function: Causes the release of gastric juice which activates the enzyme pepsin
  2. b Gland: Pituitary (Posterior)
    Function: Causes uterine contractions (begins labor)
  3. c Gland: Pituitary (Posterior)
    Function: Antidiuretic, tells the kidneys to reabsorb water
  4. d Gland: Adrenal (medulla)
    Function: Increases heart rate and breathing: "Fight or Flight"
  5. e Gland: Pituitary (Anterior)
    Function: Causes the maturation of gametes (sperm and egg)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Gland: Pituitary (Anterior)
    Function: Controls skeletal and body growth
  2. Gland: Adrenal (Cortex)
    Function: Controls potassium (K) and sodium (Na) in the blood by telling the kidneys to reabsorb
  3. Gland: Testes
    Function: Male secondary sex characteristics
  4. the secretion of an endocrine gland that is transmitted by the blood to the tissue on which it has a specific effect
  5. Gland: Pituitary (Anterior)
    Function: Tells the thyroid to produce thyroxine

5 True/False Questions

  1. ProgesteroneGland: Ovaries
    Function: Produced by the empty follicle (corpus luteum) and causes the uterine lining to remain thick


  2. CortisolGland: Adrenal (Cortex)
    Function: Reduces inflammation and causes release of fatty acids, glucose and amino acids in the blood


  3. ProlactinGland: Pituitary (Anterior)
    Function: Causes the mammary glands to produce milk


  4. Parathyroid (PTH) (Parathormone)Gland: Parathyroid
    Function: Increases blood calcium by taking out of bone and causing kidneys to reabsorb Ca++
    (Calcitonim and Parathyroid are antagonistic to each other)


  5. Luteinizing (LH)Gland: Pituitary (Posterior)
    Function: Antidiuretic, tells the kidneys to reabsorb water


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