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Endocrine System Stimuli

Given a hormone, state the stimulus of that hormone.
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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