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GlandHormoneFunction
OvariesStimulates female secondary sexual characteristics
Pituitary - AdenohypophysisHypothesized to control testosterone production; identical to LH
Pituitary - AdenohypophysisStimulates gamete production
ThyroidLowers blood calcium levels
ThymusStimulates development of white blood cels
ParathyroidIncreases blood calcium levels
ThyroidIncreases BMR and heat production
Adrenal MedullaStimulates sympathetic nervous system, fight or flight
Pituitary - AdenohypophysisPromotes lactation
Pituitary - AdenohypophysisAppetite control
Pituitary - AdenohypophysisCauses cells to increase in size and divide
Pancreas/Islets of LangerhansInhibits insulin and glucagon production
ThymusStimulates development of white blood cells
Pituitary - NeurohypophysisStimulates water reabsorption in kidney tubules
OvariesCyclic changes of the uterus
Pituitary - AdenohypophysisStimulates adrenal cortex to release corticosteroids
GlandHormoneFunction
Pituitary - AdenohypophysisPromotes production of gonadal hormones
Pancreas/Islets of LangerhansDecreases blood glucose
PlacentaCauses pelvic ligaments and pubic symphasis to relax and widen
Adrenal MedullaStimulates sympathetic nervous system, fight or flight
Pancreas/Islets of LangerhansIncreases blood glucose
PlacentaStimulates maturation of breast tissue for lactation
PlacentaIncreases maternal metabolism; mother in positive calcium balance
PlacentaStimulates corpus luteum to secrete estrogen and progesterone
Pituitary - AdenohypophysisStimulates thyroid gland to produce Thyroid Hormone
Pituitary - NeurohypophysisStimulates milk ejection and uterine contractions
Adrenal CortexReduces sodium excretion; increases blood sodium concentration
Adrenal CortexResist stressors; influence energy metabolism
TestesStimulates male secondary sexual characteristics
Adrenal CortexDevelopment of sexual characteristics
Pineal GlandRegulates biological cycles, eg Circadian rhythm
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