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

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