Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

Growth Hormone

Controls size of an individual by promoting cell division, protein synthesis, and bone growth. (GH)

Location: Anterior Pituitary

Prolactin

This hormone stimulates milk production and secretion in female mammary glands. (PRL)

Location: Anterior Pituitary

Thyroid Stimulation Hormone

Stimulates thyroid gland. (TSH)

Location: Anterior Pituitary

Adrenocorticotropic

Stimulating or acting on the adrenal cortex. (ACTH)

Location: Anterior Pituitary

Follicle Stimulating Hormone

Stimulates production of egg and sperm. (FSH)

Location: Anterior Pituitary

Luteinizing Hormone

WOMEN: regulates the production of estrogen and progesterone. ; MEN: testosterone production. (LH)

Location: Anterior Pituitary

Antidiuretic Hormone

Controls water loss and urine output. Causes kidneys to retain water. (ADH)
Location: Posterior Pituitary

Oxytocin

Stimulates uterine contractions during birth. (OT)

Location: Posterior Pituitary

Thyroxine & Triiodothrynine

Regulates metabolic rate. (T3 and T4)

Location: Thyroid

Calcitonin

Decreases blood calcium levels.

Location: Thyroid

Parathryoid Hormone

Increases blood calcium levels. (PTH)
Location: Parathyroid

Epinephrine & Norepinephrine
(Adrenaline)

Increases heart rate, stroke volume, BP and metabolism. (EPI and NE)

Location: Adrenal (Medulla)

Corisol

Conserves blood glucose. Fights infection.

Location: Adrenal (Cortex)

Aldosterone

Regulates sodium and potassium levels.

Location: Adrenal (Cortex)

Adrenal Androgens

Male: Stimulates sex hormones. Female: Can be converted to estrogen.

Location: Adrenal (Cortex)

Glucagon

Raises blood glucose level.

Location: Pancreas

Insulin

Lowers blood glucose level

Location: Pancreas

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set