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Function Hormone % Correct
WOMEN: initiates growth of ovarian follicles each month and stimulates ovulation; MEN: stimulates sperm productionFollicle Stimulating Hormone
86.9%
Hormone produced by the pancreas that is released when stimulated by elevated glucose levels.Insulin
84.6%
Causes thyroid gland cells to secrete T3 and T4; stimulates thyroid growthThyroid Stimulating Hormone
84.1%
Affects size of an individual by promoting cell division, protein synthesis, and bone growthGrowth Hormone
83.4%
activates sympathetic nervous system by making the heart beat faster, stopping digestion, enlarging pupils, sending sugar into the bloodstreamEpinephrine (Adrenaline)
82.6%
The antagonist of insulin. Its release is stimulated by low blood glucose levels.Glucagon
81.3%
Develops and maintains female secondary sex characteristics, important roles in menstruation and pregnancyEstradiol
80.9%
WOMEN: regulates estrogen secretion and ovum development; MEN: testosterone productionLuteinizing hormone
80.4%
Promotes water retention, in high concentrations is also a vasoconstrictor; both of these effects raise the blood pressureAntidiuretic Hormone
79.3%
Promotes the maturation of the reproductive system, development of the male secondary sex characteristicsTestosterone
77.9%
Works with estrogen to control the menstrual cycle. Also secreted to prepare uterus for pregnancyProgesterone
74.2%
Keeps the bone inCalcitonin
70.8%
Function Hormone % Correct
Stimulates adrenal cortex to secrete cortisolAdrenocorticotropic Hormone
70.1%
Secreted from the adrenal cortex, aids the body during stress by increasing glucose levels and suppressing immune system functionCortisol
67.7%
chemical which is excitatory, similar to adrenaline, and affects arousal and memory; raises blood pressure by causing blood vessels to become constrictedNorepinephrine (Noradrenaline)
65.7%
Increases blood levels of calcium (stimulates breakdown of bone)Parathyroid Hormone
59.7%
Targets the brain to control circadian rhythmsMelatonin
59.5%
salt-retaining hormone; Na+ retention promotes water retention, which promotes a higher blood volume and pressureAldosterone
59%
Regulates metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cellsThyroxine
46.4%
Stimulates the anterior pituitary to secrete FSH and LHGonadotropin Releasing Hormone
40.4%
Signals the pituitary gland to release TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone)Thyrotropin Releasing Hormone
37.6%
Signals the release of growth hormone by the anterior pituitaryGrowth Hormone Releasing Hormone
37.3%
Signals the release of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) from the pituitaryCorticotropin Releasing Hormone
30.5%

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