Hormones involved with the Endocrine System

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List the 7 Anterior Pituitary Hormones Growth Hormone, Prolactin, Adrenocorticotropic, Thyroid-Stimulating (Thyropic) Hormone, Gonadtropic Hormone, Follicle-Stimulating Hormones, Luteinizing Hormone, Interstitial Cell Stimulating Hormone.
List the 2 Posterior Pituitary Hormones Oxytocin, Anti-diuretic Hormones
List the Intermediate Pituitary Hormone Melanin-Stimulating Hormone
GROWTH HORMONE Builds and stimulates growth of muscles and long bones.
ADRENOCORTICOTROPIC HORMONE Regulates activity of adrenal cortex (which makes cortisol)
THYROTROPIC HORMONE Influences growth of thyroid
FOLLICLE-STIMULATING HORMONE Stimulates development of eggs in ovaries and sperm in testes.
INTERSTITIAL CELL STIMULATING HORMONE Males: Stimulates testosterone production by interstitial cells.
OXYTOCIN stimulates uterine contraction during labor. Causes prolactation.
ANTI-DIURETIC HORMONE Inhibits urine production. Kidneys suck more water so blood levels rise.
MELANIN-STIMULATING HORMONE Makes melanin. Responds to UV light (makes you tan).

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