5 terms

6 Hormones

GH - Growth Hormone
Promotes protein synthesis, which results in growth
TSH - Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
Stimulates the activity the thyroid gland
FSH - Follicle Stimulating Hormone
a gonadotropin that stimulates the development of ova in the ovaries and sperm in the testes.
ACTH - Adrenocoricotropic Hormone
stimulates activity of the adrenal cortex, particularly the secretion of cortisol
LH - Lutenizing Hormone
another gonadotropin, causes ovulation and secretion of progesterone and estrogen in females. in males it stimulates the production of testosterone