Endocrine System Stimuli

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Given a hormone, state the stimulus of that hormone.

Growth Hormone (GH)

releasing hormone

Prolactin

releasing hormone

Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)

releasing hormone

Lutenizing Hormone (LH)

releasing hormone

Thyrotropic Hormone (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone)
[TSH]

releasing hormone

Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH)

releasing hormone

Oxytocin

impulses from hypothalamic neurons (response to uterine stretching and suckling)

Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH)

impulses from hypothalamic neurons (response to increase in changes in blood volume)

Thyroid Hormone (Thyroxine T4 and Triiodothyronine T3)

TSH

Calcitonin

excessive blood levels of Ca (>20% above normal)

Parathyroid Hormone

falling blood Ca levels

Mineralcorticoid

rising levels of K, low blood levels of Na, decreasing blood volume

Glucocorticoid

ACTH

Sex Hormones

ACTH

Epinepherine

sympathetic nervous system

Norepinephrine

sympathetic nervous system

Insulin

increasing blood sugar levels

Glucagon

declining blood sugar levels

Melatonin

visual cues; darkness stimulates it, bright light suppresses it

Thymosin

development

Estrogen

FSH, LH

Progesterone

FSH, LH

Testosterone

FSH, LH

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