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ENDOCRINE

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growth hormoneregulates overall growth
prolactininitiates and maintains milk secretion
melanocyte stimulating hormoneaids in increasing skin pigmentation
gonadotropinshelp to regulate gamete formation. (follicle stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone).
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone controls the activity of the adrenal cortex
Thyrotropic Hormone controls thyroid activity.
antidiuretic hormone helps to control water loss from the body
oxytocin enhances uterine contractions during labor
Thyroxine controls metabolic activity
Calcitonindecreases blood calcium
parathormonemost important regulator of calcium-phosphate homeostasis in the body
what does the adrenal medulla produceepinephrine and norepinephrine
pancreatic acini produce digestive juices
Islets of Langerhan’s produce insulin and glucagon which are involved in regulating glucose levels in the blood.
testosterone responsible for production of male secondary sexual characteristics and male sex drive
estrogenresponsible for female secondary sexual characteristics and participates in the menstrual cycle.
seminiferous tubules where sperm are produced
Interstitial Cells of Leydigsecrete testosterone
corpus luteumsecretes progesterone, estrogen, and relaxin
progesteroneimportant in maintaining a pregnancy
relaxinhelps to relax the pubic symphysis before birth
thymosinaids in T-cell maturation
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