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

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