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Anterior pituitary secretion

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Question Answer
Prolactin (PRL) - target mammary glandsProduce milk
Luteinizing Hormone (LH in female) - target mature ovarian follicleovulation in females
Interstitial cell Stimulating Hormone (ICSH in male) - target interstitial cells in testestestosterone secretion
Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) - in male target semi-iferous tubules of testessperm production
Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) - in female target ovarian follicle in ovariesfollicle/ovum maturation
Growth Hormone (GH) and somatrophin - target body cellsIncreases growth rate espicially in muscle and bone; increased protein synthesis, blood glucose levels and breakdown of lipids
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH) - target adrenal cortexStimulates the synthesis and secretion of cortisol`
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