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This chemical is released by the pituitary gland and increases the rate of growth.
Controls ovulation in women and testosterone production in men
Follicle stimulating hormone
Controls sperm production in men and estrogen production in women.
This hormone produced by the pituitary gland decreases the amount of urine formation.
This hormone stimulates labor in pregnant women and bonding in all people.
This hormone controls the rate the body's metabolism works at.
This hormone increases the amount of blood calcium.
This hormone decreases the amount of blood calcium.
This hormone controls the fight-or-flight response.
This word is a synonym for epinephrine.
This hormone suppresses the immune system by decreasing the number of white blood cells.
This hormone produced by the adrenal glands decreases the volume of urine produced.
Stimulate sex hormone release and act as building blocks for estrogen and testosterone.
This hormone decreases blood sugar levels.
This hormone increases blood sugar levels.
This hormone, produced in large quantities by the ovaries, produces female secondary sex characteristics.
This hormone is known as the hormone of pregnancy because it causes changes in women's bodies that allow for pregnancies to continue.
This hormone causes many masculine qualities like increased muscle mass and deeper voice.