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Prevents water loss in kidneys so prevents urine formation. Can increase water re absorption to decrease urine volume and increase blood volume.
Stimulates increase in cell size. Stimulates protein synthesis. Targets: Bone, muscle, cartilage.
Lower blood [Ca], stimulate Ca uptake in bones. Kidneys: increase the excretion of Ca.
Stimulates the release of glucocorticoids (metabolism)
Induce sexual satisfaction. Males: Ejaculation. Women: Contraction of vagina and uterus.
Produces melanocytes which produce melanin (pigment)
Stimulated by Gonadotropin releasing hormone
Female: Release of oocyte. Male: Androgen production. Estrogen + Progesterone production.
Increase blood [Ca]. Negative Feedback mechanism.
Made from T4. Stimulates metabolism, controls BP, regulates tissue growth and development.
Stimulates the release of thyroid hormones from the thyroid gland. Peaks at night. Inhibited by stress, sex hormones and high [I].
Secreted from thyroid gland. Has 4 iodines.Stimulates metabolism, controls BP, regulates tissue growth and development.
Males: Relatively inactive. Females: Milk production, rhythmic secretion after menstrual cycle.
Targets Testes and Ovaries. Oocyte maturation and estrogen production.

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