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Stimulates follicle maturation in females; spermatogenesis in malesfollicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
Stimulates ovulation in females; testosterone synthesis in malesluteinizing hormone (LH)
Stimulates the adrenal cortex to synthesize and secrete glucocorticoidsadrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
Stimulates the thyroid to produce thyroid hormonesthyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
Stimulates milk production and secretion prolactin
Decreases sensation of pain; can promote euphoriaendorphins
Stimulates bone and muscle growth; raises blood glucose levelsgrowth hormone (GH)
Stimulates water reabsorption in kidneys by increasing permeability of collecting ductantidiuretic hormone (ADH)
Stimulates uterine contractions during labor and milk secretion during lactation; may promote bonding behavioroxytocin
Stimulate metabolic activitytriiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4)
Decreases blood calcium concentrationscalcitonin
Increases blood calcium concentrationsparathyroid hormone (PTH)
Increases blood glucose concentrations; decrease protein synthesis; anti-inflammatoryglucocorticoids (cortisol and cortisone)
Increase water reabsorption in the kidneys by increasing sodium reabsorption; promote potassium and hydrogen ion excretionmineralocorticoids (aldosterone)
Increase blood glucose concentrations and heart rate; dilate bronchi; alter blood flow patternsepinephrine and norepinephrine
Stimulates glycogen breakdown (glycogenolysis); increases blood glucose concentrationsglucagon
Lowers blood glucose concentrations and increases anabolic processesinsulin
Suppresses secretion of glucagon and insulinsomatostatin
Develops and maintains male reproductive system and male secondary sex characteristicstestosterone
Develops and maintains female reproductive system and female secondary sex characteristicsestrogen
Promotes maintenance of the endometriumprogesterone
Involved in circadian rhythmsmelatonin
Stimulates bone marrow to produce erythrocyteserythropoietin
Promotes salt and water excretionatrial natriuretic peptide
Stimulates T-cell developmentthymosin

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