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Growth Hormone

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

Location: Anterior Pituitary


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


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


Stimulates uterine contractions during birth. (OT)

Location: Posterior Pituitary

Thyroxine & Triiodothrynine

Regulates metabolic rate. (T3 and T4)

Location: Thyroid


Decreases blood calcium levels.

Location: Thyroid

Parathryoid Hormone

Increases blood calcium levels. (PTH)
Location: Parathyroid

Epinephrine & Norepinephrine

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

Location: Adrenal (Medulla)


Conserves blood glucose. Fights infection.

Location: Adrenal (Cortex)


Regulates sodium and potassium levels.

Location: Adrenal (Cortex)

Adrenal Androgens

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

Location: Adrenal (Cortex)


Raises blood glucose level.

Location: Pancreas


Lowers blood glucose level

Location: Pancreas

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