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endocrine hormones table 15.4

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growth hormones (GH)
gland: anterior pituitary, effect: stimulates growth of bones
Luteinizing hormone (LH)
gland: anterior pituitary, effect: stimulates ovaries and testies
Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
gland: anterior pituitary, effect: stimulated thyroid gland
Adrenocorticoptropic hormone (ACTH)
gland: anterior pituitary, effect: stimulates adrenal cortex to secrete glucocorticoids
Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
gland: anterior pituitary, effect: stimulates gonads to produce sperm and ova
Oxytocin
gland: posterior pituitary, effect: stimulates contractions of uterus and mammary glands
Antidiuretic hormone (ADH)
glad: posterior pituitary, effect: promotes retention of water by kidneys
Thyroxin
glad: thyroid, effect: controls metabolic rate
Calcitonin
gland: thyroid, effect: lowers blood calcium levels
Parathormone
gland: parathyroid, effect: raises blood calcium levels
Glucocorticoids
gland: adrenal cortex, effect: raises blood sugar levels
Epinephrine (adrenaline)
gland: adrenal medulla, effect: raises blood sugar by increasing rate of glycogen breakdown by liver
nonepinephrine (noradrenaline)
gland: adrenal medulla, effect: raises blood sugar by increasing rate of glycogen breakdown by liver
Insulin
gland: pancreas, effect: lowers blood glucose levels
Glucagon
gland: pancreas, effect: raises blood glucose levels
Thymosin
gland: thymus, effect: stimulates T lymphocytes as part of the immune response
Melatonin
gland: pineal, effect: involved in biorythms
estrogen
gland: ovaries, effect: stimulates uterine lining
progesterone
gland: ovaries, effect: promotes uterine lining growth
androgens
gland: testes, effect: support sperm production