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17 terms
Hormones
Oestrogen
Progesterone
anti-diuretic hormone
adrenalin
controls development of female secondary sexual characteristi…
regulates menstrual cycle; secreted from the ovaries
also known as ADH; secreted by the pituitary; controls the wa…
prepares the body for physical activity; released from the ad…
Oestrogen
controls development of female secondary sexual characteristi…
Progesterone
regulates menstrual cycle; secreted from the ovaries
40 terms
Hormones
Hormones of the Anterior Pituitary
Hormones of the Posterior Pituitary
Pulsatile Function
Thyroid Axis
TSH, FSH, LH, ACTH, GH, Prolactin
Vasopressin, Oxytocin
Important component of hypothalamic action; hormones are not…
Hormones of the Anterior Pituitary
TSH, FSH, LH, ACTH, GH, Prolactin
Hormones of the Posterior Pituitary
Vasopressin, Oxytocin
28 terms
HORMONES
ADH
Aldosterone
hCG
Erythropoetin
ADH
Aldosterone
15 terms
Hormones
Estrogen
Prolactin
anti-diuretic hormone
adrenalin
controls development of female secondary sexual characteristi…
Promotes production of milk
also known as ADH; secreted by the pituitary; controls the wa…
prepares the body for physical activity; released from the ad…
Estrogen
controls development of female secondary sexual characteristi…
Prolactin
Promotes production of milk
22 terms
Hormones
oxytocin
antidiuretic hormone(ADH)
posterior pituitary
prolactin
targets reproductive organs... smooth muscle contraction
targets kidneys... water retention
oxytocin & ADH (what gland?)
targets mammary glands... milk production
oxytocin
targets reproductive organs... smooth muscle contraction
antidiuretic hormone(ADH)
targets kidneys... water retention
121 terms
hormones
posterior pituitary
uterus and mammary glands
uterine contraction and milk let-down
uterus/cervix stretch and nipple stimu…
Where is oxytocin secreted?
What are the targets of oxytocin?
what is the response of oxytocin?
what is oxytocin controlled by?
posterior pituitary
Where is oxytocin secreted?
uterus and mammary glands
What are the targets of oxytocin?
61 terms
Hormones
Thyroid Releasing Hormone
Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone
Prolactin Releasing Hormone
Corticotropic Releasing Hormone
Stimulates secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone
Stimulates secretion of growth hormone
Stimulates the release of prolactin
Stimulates the release adrenocorticotrpic hormone
Thyroid Releasing Hormone
Stimulates secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone
Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone
Stimulates secretion of growth hormone
22 terms
Hormones
ADH (Antidiuretic hormone)
Oxytocin Hormone
Hypothalamic - Releasing Hormone
Hypothalamic - Inhibiting Hormones
Produce: Hypothalamus ... Released: Posterior pituitary ... Targe…
Produce: Hypothalamus ... Released: Posterior Pituitary ... Target:…
Produce: Hypothalamus ... Released: Hypothalamus ... Target: Anteri…
Produce: Hypothalamus ... Released: Hypothalamus ... Target: Anteri…
ADH (Antidiuretic hormone)
Produce: Hypothalamus ... Released: Posterior pituitary ... Targe…
Oxytocin Hormone
Produce: Hypothalamus ... Released: Posterior Pituitary ... Target:…
73 terms
Hormones
What two structures work together with…
Types off cellular communication (4)
gap junctions
Neurotransmitters
hypothalamus and pituitary gland
gap junctions... neurotransmitters... paracrines... hormones
portal inbetween cells that speeds up local communication- su…
released from axon on neuron
What two structures work together with…
hypothalamus and pituitary gland
Types off cellular communication (4)
gap junctions... neurotransmitters... paracrines... hormones
25 terms
Hormones
What is the endocrine system?
What is a hormone?
What do hormones act slowly?
Why are hormones called specific?
a system that controls body processes by releasing chemical m…
Hormones are chemical molecules that act as messengers in the…
Because they must travel through the bloodstream to the cells…
because they only act on particular cells in the body.
What is the endocrine system?
a system that controls body processes by releasing chemical m…
What is a hormone?
Hormones are chemical molecules that act as messengers in the…
65 terms
hormones
Hypothalamus location
Hypothalamus secretes
Hypothalamus secretes examples:
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Releasing…
Diencephalon of brain
Releasing hormone for every one of the hormones which the Ant…
Thyroid stimulating hormone releasing hormone=TSHRH... Follicle…
TSHRH-stimulates the anterior pituitary to secrete TSH
Hypothalamus location
Diencephalon of brain
Hypothalamus secretes
Releasing hormone for every one of the hormones which the Ant…
10 terms
Hormones
Oestrogen
Progesterone
anti-diuretic hormone
adrenalin
controls development of female secondary sexual characteristi…
regulates menstrual cycle; secreted from the ovaries
also known as ADH; secreted by the pituitary; controls the wa…
prepares the body for physical activity; released from the ad…
Oestrogen
controls development of female secondary sexual characteristi…
Progesterone
regulates menstrual cycle; secreted from the ovaries
19 terms
Hormones
ADH
Oxytocin
Thyrotropin
ACTH
ADH
Oxytocin
18 terms
Hormones
Hormones
Differentiating Hormones
Endocrine Signaling
Paracrine Signaling
one of the many types of secreted chemicals that are formed i…
1) the type of cell that secretes the hormones; ... 2) the mode…
hormones diffuse and travel along with the blood stream; Resp…
Regulate locally; ... Target cell is close to releasing cell;... No…
Hormones
one of the many types of secreted chemicals that are formed i…
Differentiating Hormones
1) the type of cell that secretes the hormones; ... 2) the mode…
16 terms
Hormones
What BODY SYSTEM are hormones part of ?
What is a hormone ?
What is PUBERTY ?
What happens to BOYS at PUBERTY ?
The ENDOCRINE SYSTEM.
It's a CHEMICAL MESSENGER.
When HORMONES make CHANGES in boys to make them men and girls…
GROW TALLER.... GET MORE MUSCULAR.... SHOULDERS BROADEN.... PENIS GROW…
What BODY SYSTEM are hormones part of ?
The ENDOCRINE SYSTEM.
What is a hormone ?
It's a CHEMICAL MESSENGER.
9 terms
Hormones
Hormones
Endocrine Glands
Target Organs
Adrenaline
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
Glands of the endocrine system that release hormones into the…
organs that respond to a particular hormone
A hormone released into the bloodstream in response to physic…
Hormones
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocri…
Endocrine Glands
Glands of the endocrine system that release hormones into the…
28 terms
HORMONES
ADH
Aldosterone
hCG
Erythropoetin
ADH
Aldosterone
22 terms
Hormones
oxytocin
antidiuretic hormone(ADH)
posterior pituitary
prolactin
targets reproductive organs... smooth muscle contraction
targets kidneys... water retention
oxytocin & ADH (what gland?)
targets mammary glands... milk production
oxytocin
targets reproductive organs... smooth muscle contraction
antidiuretic hormone(ADH)
targets kidneys... water retention
19 terms
Hormones
Adrenalin
Insulin
Testosterone
Oestrogen
Site of production: Adrenal Gland... Target organ/cells: Vital o…
Site of production: Pancreas... Target organ/cells: Liver... Role i…
Site of production: Testes... Target organ/cells: Male reproduct…
Site of production: Ovaries... Target organ/cells: Ovaries, Uter…
Adrenalin
Site of production: Adrenal Gland... Target organ/cells: Vital o…
Insulin
Site of production: Pancreas... Target organ/cells: Liver... Role i…
63 terms
Hormones
ACTH
ACTH
ADH
ADH
Adrenocorticotropic hormone (corticotropin)
Anterior pituitary
Antidiuretic hormone (arginine vasopressin)
Posterior pituitary
ACTH
Adrenocorticotropic hormone (corticotropin)
ACTH
Anterior pituitary
17 terms
Hormones
ADH (Antidiuretic hormone)
Oxytocin Hormone
TSH (Thyroid stimulating hormone)
ACTH (Adrenocorticotropic hormone)
Produce: Hypothalamus ... Released: Posterior pituitary ... Targe…
Produce: Hypothalamus ... Released: Posterior Pituitary ... Target:…
Produce: Anterior Pituitary ... Released: Anterior Pituitary ... Ta…
Produce: Anterior pituitary ... Released: Anterior pituitary ... Ta…
ADH (Antidiuretic hormone)
Produce: Hypothalamus ... Released: Posterior pituitary ... Targe…
Oxytocin Hormone
Produce: Hypothalamus ... Released: Posterior Pituitary ... Target:…
22 terms
Hormones
ADH (Antidiuretic hormone)
Oxytocin Hormone
Hypothalamic - Releasing Hormone
Hypothalamic - Inhibiting Hormones
Produce: Hypothalamus ... Released: Posterior pituitary ... Targe…
Produce: Hypothalamus ... Released: Posterior Pituitary ... Target:…
Produce: Hypothalamus ... Released: Hypothalamus ... Target: Anteri…
Produce: Hypothalamus ... Released: Hypothalamus ... Target: Anteri…
ADH (Antidiuretic hormone)
Produce: Hypothalamus ... Released: Posterior pituitary ... Targe…
Oxytocin Hormone
Produce: Hypothalamus ... Released: Posterior Pituitary ... Target:…
51 terms
Hormones
Nervous System
Endocrine system
Endocrine - chemical messenger
Endocrine - site of release
Fast, point to point, electrical signalling
Slow, long distance, secretes chemical messengers (hormones)…
Hormones
Bloodstream
Nervous System
Fast, point to point, electrical signalling
Endocrine system
Slow, long distance, secretes chemical messengers (hormones)…
56 terms
Hormones
vasopressin
pancreas
adrenal cortex
acromegaly
antidiuretic hormone (ADH); stimulates water reabsorption; pr…
regulate blood glucose concentration
synthesizes steroid hormones from cholesterol; helps body dea…
condition in which hypersecretion of human growth hormone occ…
vasopressin
antidiuretic hormone (ADH); stimulates water reabsorption; pr…
pancreas
regulate blood glucose concentration
51 terms
Hormones
Anterior Pituitary
Posterior Pituitary
Pars Intermedia
Growth Hormone
Synthesizes and secretes 6 hormones.
Receives, stores, and releases hormones from hypothalamus.
Melanocyte stimulating hormone.
Secreted by anterior pituitary; influences growth in almost a…
Anterior Pituitary
Synthesizes and secretes 6 hormones.
Posterior Pituitary
Receives, stores, and releases hormones from hypothalamus.
121 terms
hormones
posterior pituitary
uterus and mammary glands
uterine contraction and milk let-down
uterus/cervix stretch and nipple stimu…
Where is oxytocin secreted?
What are the targets of oxytocin?
what is the response of oxytocin?
what is oxytocin controlled by?
posterior pituitary
Where is oxytocin secreted?
uterus and mammary glands
What are the targets of oxytocin?
29 terms
Hormones
Chemical messengers
Autocrin chem mess
Paracrine chem mess
Neurostransmitters
allow cells to communicate with each other to regulate body a…
stimulates the cell that originally secreted it. ex.secreted…
act locally to nearby cells. secreted by one cell type into t…
these activate adjacent cells, whether it is another neuron,…
Chemical messengers
allow cells to communicate with each other to regulate body a…
Autocrin chem mess
stimulates the cell that originally secreted it. ex.secreted…
56 terms
Hormones
Vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone)
Oxytocin
Gastrin
Cholecytokinin
increase learning and improve memory, water reabsorbtion, inc…
Milk ejection and uterine contractions in female, sexual beha…
peptide hormone that stimulates secretion of gastric acid aid…
control of feeding and satiety (cerebral cortex)... NEUROPEPTIDE
Vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone)
increase learning and improve memory, water reabsorbtion, inc…
Oxytocin
Milk ejection and uterine contractions in female, sexual beha…
61 terms
Hormones
Thyroid Releasing Hormone
Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone
Prolactin Releasing Hormone
Corticotropic Releasing Hormone
Stimulates secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone
Stimulates secretion of growth hormone
Stimulates the release of prolactin
Stimulates the release adrenocorticotrpic hormone
Thyroid Releasing Hormone
Stimulates secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone
Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone
Stimulates secretion of growth hormone
61 terms
Hormones
Thyroid Releasing Hormone
Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone
Prolactin Releasing Hormone
Corticotropic Releasing Hormone
Stimulates secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone
Stimulates secretion of growth hormone
Stimulates the release of prolactin
Stimulates the release adrenocorticotrpic hormone
Thyroid Releasing Hormone
Stimulates secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone
Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone
Stimulates secretion of growth hormone
8 terms
Hormones
Pituitary gland
Thyroid gland
Parathyroid gland
Thymus gland
growth hormone
thyroxine
PTH
Killer T-cells
Pituitary gland
growth hormone
Thyroid gland
thyroxine
19 terms
Hormones
ADH
Oxytocin
Thyrotropin
ACTH
ADH
Oxytocin
92 terms
Hormones
oxytocin release origin
oxytocin target tissue
oxytocin effect
oxytocin and prolactin (PRL) control
posterior pituitary
uterus and breast muscle
muscle contraction to expel the baby and expel milk in the br…
birth and breast feeding
oxytocin release origin
posterior pituitary
oxytocin target tissue
uterus and breast muscle
11 terms
Hormones
Hormones
Endocrine Glands
Receptor
Ligand
Hormones are chemical messengers that travel throughout the b…
The endocrine glands are a highly specialised group of cells…
Receptors are proteins or glycoproteins that receive signals…
The ligand may be an unattached substance, like a chemical, a…
Hormones
Hormones are chemical messengers that travel throughout the b…
Endocrine Glands
The endocrine glands are a highly specialised group of cells…
43 terms
Hormones
Human growth hormone
Thyroid stimulating hormones (tsh)
Adrenocorticotropic hormone (acth)
Follicle stimulating hormone (fsh)
Anterior pituitary gland ... Cell division, bone and muscle grow…
Anterior pituitary gland ... Targets thyroid gland
Anterior pituitary gland ... Targets adrenal cortex ... Secretes gl…
Anterior pituitary gland ... Targets ovaries and testes ... Product…
Human growth hormone
Anterior pituitary gland ... Cell division, bone and muscle grow…
Thyroid stimulating hormones (tsh)
Anterior pituitary gland ... Targets thyroid gland
12 terms
Hormones
Adrenal Cortex
Adrenal Medulla
Anterior Pituitary
Hypothalamus
Aldosterone, cortisone
Epinephrine, Norepinephrine
FSH, LH, GH, TSH, ACTH, Prolactin
ADH, Oxytocin
Adrenal Cortex
Aldosterone, cortisone
Adrenal Medulla
Epinephrine, Norepinephrine
22 terms
Hormones
oxytocin
antidiuretic hormone(ADH)
posterior pituitary
prolactin
targets reproductive organs... smooth muscle contraction
targets kidneys... water retention
oxytocin & ADH (what gland?)
targets mammary glands... milk production
oxytocin
targets reproductive organs... smooth muscle contraction
antidiuretic hormone(ADH)
targets kidneys... water retention
19 terms
Hormones
LH
FSH
ACTH
TSH
Anterior Pituitary; Stimulates ovulation and release of estro…
Anterior Pituitary; Stimulates growth of follicles during men…
Anterior Pituitary; Stimulates adrenal cortex to release stre…
Anterior Pituitary; Releases T3/T4 from thyroid ... (Thyroid-Sti…
LH
Anterior Pituitary; Stimulates ovulation and release of estro…
FSH
Anterior Pituitary; Stimulates growth of follicles during men…
35 terms
Hormones
animal hormones
endocrine hormones
Oxytocin stimulates contractions in th…
receptor proteins
are secreted into extracellular fluid to influence target cells
travel through the circulatory system and can affect very dis…
Biceps muscle does not possess an oxytocin receptor in its ce…
hormones only affect cells that possess a matching receptor p…
animal hormones
are secreted into extracellular fluid to influence target cells
endocrine hormones
travel through the circulatory system and can affect very dis…
56 terms
Hormones
Thyroid Releasing Hormone (TRH)
Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone (GHRH)
Prolactin Releasing Hormone
Corticotropin Releasing Hormone (CRH)
Stimulates secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone
Stimulates secretion of growth hormone
Stimulates the release of prolactin
Stimulates the release adrenocorticotrpic hormone
Thyroid Releasing Hormone (TRH)
Stimulates secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone
Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone (GHRH)
Stimulates secretion of growth hormone
48 terms
hormones
Hypothalamus location
Two lobes of pituitary gland
Anterior pituitary gland secretes (7)
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (anterior…
Diencephalon of brain
Anterior and posterior pituitary gland
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone=TSH... Humans Growth Homone=HGH... Prol…
TSH-stimulates thyroid gland to prodyce Thyroid hormones T3 a…
Hypothalamus location
Diencephalon of brain
Two lobes of pituitary gland
Anterior and posterior pituitary gland
26 terms
Hormones
ADH... Antiduretic hormone... (Vasopressin)
Oxytocin
TSH... Thyroid stimulating
ACTH... Adrenocorticotropic hormone
Source: Posterior PItuitary... Target: Kidney... Action: increases…
Source: posterior pituitary... Target: Mammary gland and uterine…
Source: ANterior Pituitary (Tropic hormone)... Target: Thyroid... A…
Source: Anterior Pituitary (Tropic Hormone)... Target: Adrenal C…
ADH... Antiduretic hormone... (Vasopressin)
Source: Posterior PItuitary... Target: Kidney... Action: increases…
Oxytocin
Source: posterior pituitary... Target: Mammary gland and uterine…
13 terms
Hormones
anterior
Hypothalamus:
Anterior Pituitary
Growth Hormone
Oxytocin: neural stimulation--> OT--> smooth muscle contracti…
GRH-FSH and LH... TRH... CRH... PIH... GHRH... GHIH (somatostatin)... Gonadot…
FSH: secretion of ovarian sex hormones, development of ovaria…
Direct Effect:... stimulates bone, cartilage, and muscle growth…
anterior
Oxytocin: neural stimulation--> OT--> smooth muscle contracti…
Hypothalamus:
GRH-FSH and LH... TRH... CRH... PIH... GHRH... GHIH (somatostatin)... Gonadot…
22 terms
Hormones
oxytocin
antidiuretic hormone(ADH)
posterior pituitary
prolactin
targets reproductive organs... smooth muscle contraction
targets kidneys... water retention
oxytocin & ADH (what gland?)
targets mammary glands... milk production
oxytocin
targets reproductive organs... smooth muscle contraction
antidiuretic hormone(ADH)
targets kidneys... water retention
61 terms
Hormones
Thyroid Releasing Hormone
Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone
Prolactin Releasing Hormone
Corticotropic Releasing Hormone
Stimulates secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone
Stimulates secretion of growth hormone
Stimulates the release of prolactin
Stimulates the release adrenocorticotrpic hormone
Thyroid Releasing Hormone
Stimulates secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone
Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone
Stimulates secretion of growth hormone
Hormones
estrogen
Progesterone
anti-diuretic hormone
adrenalin
secreted from the ovaries... Stimulates uterine lining growth... Pr…
promotes uterine lining growth secreted from the ovaries
also known as ADH; secreted by the pituitary; controls the wa…
prepares the body for physical activity; released from the ad…
estrogen
secreted from the ovaries... Stimulates uterine lining growth... Pr…
Progesterone
promotes uterine lining growth secreted from the ovaries
Hormones
oxytocin release origin
oxytocin target tissue
oxytocin effect
oxytocin and prolactin (PRL) control
posterior pituitary
uterus and breast muscle
muscle contraction to expel the baby and expel milk in the br…
birth and breast feeding
oxytocin release origin
posterior pituitary
oxytocin target tissue
uterus and breast muscle
27 terms
HORMONES
ADH
Aldosterone
Erythropoetin
Atrial Natriuretic Factor
ADH
Aldosterone
24 terms
Hormones
Three systems iwth extracullular commu…
Steroid hormones
Protein/peptide hormones
Amino Acid Analogues and derivatives
-immune system... -nervous system: low affinity, rapid ligand bi…
-testosterone... -estrogen... -hydrocortisone
-ACTH... -AHD... -parathyroid hormone... -calcitoning
-NE... -Epi... -thyroxine... -melatonin
Three systems iwth extracullular commu…
-immune system... -nervous system: low affinity, rapid ligand bi…
Steroid hormones
-testosterone... -estrogen... -hydrocortisone
22 terms
Hormones
oxytocin
antidiuretic hormone(ADH)
posterior pituitary
prolactin
targets reproductive organs... smooth muscle contraction
targets kidneys... water retention
oxytocin & ADH (what gland?)
targets mammary glands... milk production
oxytocin
targets reproductive organs... smooth muscle contraction
antidiuretic hormone(ADH)
targets kidneys... water retention
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