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

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