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aldosterone
adrenal cortex to kidney

-conserve Na+
-increase ADH
cortisol
adrenal cortex to body

-influences metabolism
-anti inflammatory
epinephrine
adrenal medulla to sympathetic effectors

-enhances sympathetic nervous system
Norepi
adrenal medulla to sympathetic effectors

-enhances SNS
glucagon
pancreatic islets (alpha cells) to body

-raises serum glucose
insulin
pancreatic islets (beta cells) to body

-lowers serum glucose
Cholecalciferol (Vit D3)
Skin to liver to kidney to body

-increase Ca++ in intestines
-regulates Ca++ homeostasis
Melatonin
pineal gland to nervous system

-time clock
testosterone
testes to repro system and body

-sperm prod
-growth of males sex characteristics
-muscle growth
estrogen
ovary, placenta to fem repro system

-growth of fem sex characteristics
-bone and nervous sys maintanence
progesterone
ovary, placenta to fem repro sys

-maintains proper conditions for pregnancy
gastrin
stomach mucosa to exocrine glands of stomach

-triggers gastric juice secretion
secretin
intestinal mucosa to stomach and pancreas

-trigger alkaline secretion of pancreas
Cholecystokinin
intestinal mucosa to gall bladder and pancreas

-triggers bile release from gallbladder and enzymes from pancreas
Atrial natriuretic hormone (ANH) and Atrial natriuretic peptides (ANP)
heart muscle to kidney

-loss of Na+ to urine
-loss of H2O also to urine with Na+
-Lower BP and blood volume
growth hormone releasing hormone (GHRH)
hypothal to somatotrophs

-stim secretion of GH
somatostatin
hypothal to somatotrophs

-inhibits secretion of GH
cortico-tropin releasing hormone (CRH)
hypothal to corticotrophs

-stim secretion of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
thyrotropin releasing hormone (TRH)
hyp9othal to thyrotrophs

-stim secretion of thyroid stim hormone (TSH)
Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH)
hypothal to gonadotrophs

-stim release of gonadotropins (FSH and LH)
prolactin-releasing hormone (PRH)

hypothal to corticotrophs
-stim secretion of prolactin
growth hormone (GH)
somatotrophs to body

-promotes growth by stim protein anabolism and fat mobilization
prolactin (PRL)
lactotrophs to mammary glands

-promotes milk secretion
thyroid stim hormone (TSH)
thyrotrophs to thyroid gland

-prom secretion of thyroid hormoes
adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
corticotrophs to adrenal cortex

-prom secretion of adrenal hormones in cortex
follicle stim hormone (FSH)
gonadotrophs to gonads

-prom dev of ovarian follicle (fem)
-stiim estrogen secretion (fem)
-promotes development of testes (male)
-stim prod of testosterone (male)
luteinizing hormone (LH)
gonadotrophs to gonads

-triggers ovulation (f)
-prom dev of corpus luteum (f)
-stim prod of testosterone (m)
Antidiuretic hormone (ADH) or arginine vasopressin (AVP)
neurohypophysis to kidney

-prom water retention
-raises BP by constric arteries
oxytocin
neurohypophysis to uterus and mammary glands

-stim uterine contractions
-stim ejection of milk into ducts
throxine (T3)
thyroid to body

-regulate metabolism
Lipid Soluble
estrogen
testosterone
progesterone
cortisol (glucacorticoids)
aldosterone (mineralocorticoids)
leukotrienes
prostacyclins
prostaglandins
thromboxanes
T3, T4
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