Science Quiz / Hormones, Tissues, and their Function

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LocationHormoneTarget Organ and Main Effect
HypothalamusAnterior pituitary gland; release/inhibit pituitary hormones
Posterior PituitaryBreast for lactation, Uterus for giving birth, behavior
Posterior pituitaryKidneys for water reabsorption
Anterior pituitaryBreast for breast milk
Anterior pituitaryLiver for growth hormone secretion; rest of body for growth and metabolism
Anterior pituitaryadrenal cortex; cortisol release
Anterior pituitaryThyroid gland; to synthesize thyroid hormone
Anterior pituitaryGonads; sex hormone and egg/sperm production
Anterior pituitaryGonads; sex hormone and egg/sperm production
Thyroid glandmany tissues; metabolism, growth and development
Thyroid glandmany tissues; metabolism, growth and development
Thyroid glandBone; plasma calcium levels
Parathyroid glandBone, kidney; regulates plasma Calcium and phosphate levels
HeartKidneys, increase sodium excretion
LiverAdrenal cortex, blood vessels for aldosterone secretion and to increase blood pressure
Livermany tissues for growth
Stomach and small intenstineGI tract, pancreas; Assist digestion, absorption of nutrients
Stomach and small intenstineGI tract, pancreas; Assist digestion, absorption of nutrients
Stomach and small intenstineGI tract, pancreas; Assist digestion, absorption of nutrients
PancreasMany tissues; metabolism of glucose and other nutrients
LocationHormoneTarget Organ and Main Effect
PancreasMany tissues; metabolism of glucose and other nutrients
PancreasMany tissues; metabolism of glucose and other nutrients
PancreasMany tissues; metabolism of glucose and other nutrients
Adrenal cortexKidney; Na and K homeostasis
Adrenal cortexMany tissues, stress response
Adrenal cortexmany tissues, sex drive in females
Adrenal medullafight or flight response
Adrenal medullafight or flight response
kidneyBone marrow; red blood cell production
kidneyintestine; increase calcium absorption
TestesMany tissues; sperm production, secondary sex characteristics
Testesanterior pituitary, inhibit FSH secretion
ovariesMany tissues, egg production, secondary sex characteristics
ovariesMany tissues, egg production, secondary sex characteristics
ovariesanterior pituitary, inhibit FSH secretion
ovariesuterine muscle, relaxes muscle
Adipose tissueHypothalamus, other tissues; food intake, metabolism, reproduction
Adipose tissue
Adipose tissue

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