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Sugar hormone.

a.) Glucocorticoids

b.) Mineralcorticoids

c.) Sex Hormones

Glucocorticoids

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Controlled by ACTH.

a.) Glucocorticoids

b.) Mineralcorticoids

c.) Sex Hormones

Sex Hormones

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Salt hormone.

a.) Glucocorticoids

b.) Mineralcorticoids

c.) Sex Hormones

Mineralcorticoids

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Large exogenous amounts of this hormone inhibit the release of ACTH, and can cause adrenal cortex atrophy and insufficiency.

a.) Glucocorticoids

b.) Mineralcorticoids

c.) Sex Hormones

Glucocorticoids

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Secreted in response to angiotensin II.  Causes increased sodium absorption, and excretion of potassium or hydrogen.  Electrolyte metabolism.

a.) Glucocorticoids

b.) Mineralcorticoids

c.) Sex Hormones

 

Mineralcorticoids

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Secreted in response to the release of ACTH.  Increased levels of this hormone raise blood glucose levels.

a.) Glucocorticoids

b.) Mineralcorticoids

c.) Sex Hormones

Glucocorticoids

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Primary hormone for long-term regulation of sodium balance.  Hyperkalemia increases the amount of this hormone.

a.) Glucocorticoids

b.) Mineralcorticoids

c.) Sex Hormones

 

Mineralcorticoids

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Androgens.

a.) Glucocorticoids

b.) Mineralcorticoids

c.) Sex Hormones

Sex Hormones

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Aldosterone.

a.) Glucocorticoids

b.) Mineralcorticoids

c.) Sex Hormones

Mineralcorticoids

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Hydrocortisone.

a.) Glucocorticoids

b.) Mineralcorticoids

c.) Sex Hormones

Glucocorticoids

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