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Follicle Stimulating Hormone

(List Source & Action)
Source: Anterior Pituitary

Action: Stimulates Follicle Maturation;
Spermatogenesis
Luteinizing Hormone

(List Source & Action)
Source: Anterior Pituitary

Action: Stimulates Ovulation;
Testosterone Synthesis
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone

(List Source & Action)
Source: Anterior Pituitary

Action: Stimulates Adrenal Cortex to Make and Secrete Glucocorticoids
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone

(List Source & Action)
Source: Anterior Pituitary

Stimulates the Thyroid to Produce Thyroid Hormones
Prolactin

(List Source & Action)
Source: Anterior Pituitary

Action: Stimulates Milk Production & Secretion
Endorphins

(List Source & Action)
Source: Anterior Pituitary

Action: Inhibits the Perception of Pain in the Brain
Growth Hormone (I & II)

(List Source & Action)
Source: Anterior Pituitary

Stimulates Bone & Muscle Growth/Lipolysis

*Lipolysis: The Hydrolysis of Lipids; The Breakdown of Triglycerides Into Free Fatty Acids Within Cells.
List Seven Hormones of the Anterior Pituitary
Follicle Stimulating Hormone
Luteinizing Hormone
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
Prolactin
Endorphins
Growth Hormone (I & II)
Oxytocin

(List Source & Action)
Source: Hypothalamus, however it is stored in and secreted by the Posterior Pituitary

Action: Stimulates Uterine Contractions During Labor, Milk Secretion During Lactation
Vasopressin
(Also called Antidiuretic Hormone)

(List Source & Action)
Source: Hypothalamus, however it is stored in and secreted by the Posterior Pituitary

Action: Stimulates Water Reabsorption in the Kidneys
List Two Hormones Made by the Hypothalamus & Stored in the Posterior Pituitary
Oxytocin

Vasopressin (Also called ADH)
Thyroid Hormones
T4, Thyroxine
T3, Triiodothyronine

(List Source & Action)
Source: Thyroid

Action: Stimulates Metabolic Activity
Calcitonin

(List Source & Action)
Source: Thyroid

Action: Decreases Blood Calcium Level
List Two (Technically Three) Hormones Made by the Thyroid
Thyroid Hormones, T4 & T3

Calcitonin
Parathyroid Hormone

(List Source & Action)
Source: Parathyroid

Action: Increases the Blood Calcium Level
Glucocorticoids

(List Source & Action)
Source: Adrenal Cortex

Action: Increases Blood Glucose Level and Decreases Protein Synthesis
Mineralocorticoids

(List Source & Action)
Source: Adrenal Cortex

Action: Increases Water Reabsorption in the Kidneys
Epinephrine, Norepinephrine

(List Source & Action)
Source: Adrenal Medulla

Action: Increases Blood Glucose Level and Heart Rate
List Three (four) Hormones Secreted by the Adrenal Cortex and Medulla

(List Source & Action)
Glucocorticoids
Mineralocorticoids
Epinephrine, Norepinephrine
Glucagon

(List Source & Action)
Source: Pancreas

Action: Stimulates Conversion of Glycogen to Glucose in the Liver, Increases Blood Glucose
Insulin

(List Source & Action)
Lowers Blood Glucose, Increases Glycogen Stores
Somatostatin

(List Source & Action)
Source: Pancreas

Action: Suppresses Secretion of Glucagon and Insulin
List Three Hormones Made by the Pancreas
Glucagon
Insulin
Somatostatin
Testosterone

(List Source & Action)
Source: Testes

Action: Maintains Male Secondary Sexual Characteristics
Estrogen

(List Source & Action)
Source: Ovaries/Placenta

Action: Maintains Female Secondary Sexual Characteristics
Progesterone

(List Source & Action)
Source: Ovary/Placenta

Action: Promotes Growth/Maintenance of Endometrium (the inner membrane of the mammalian uterus)
List Two Hormones Made by the Ovaries and/or the Placenta
Estrogen

Progesterone
Melatonin

(List Source & Action)
Source: Pineal Gland

Action: Causes Drowsiness, Assists in the Maintenance of Circadian Rhythm
Atrial Natriuretic Peptide (ANP)

(List Source & Action)
Source: Heart

Action: Involved in Osmoregulation and Vasodilation
Thymosin

(List Source & Action)
Source: Thymus

Action: Stimulates T Lymphocyte Development