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Thyrotropin-releasing hormone

  1. Abbreviation
  2. Gland of Origin
  3. Major Action 

TRH

Hypothalamus

Stimulates secretion of TSH and prolactin

2

Corticotropin-releasing hormone

  1. Abbreviation
  2. Gland of Origin
  3. Major Action 

CRH

Hypothalamus

Stimulates secretion of ACTH

3

Gonadotropin-releasing hormone

  1. Abbreviation
  2. Gland of Origin
  3. Major Action 

GnRH

Hypothalamus

Stimulates secretion of LH and FSH

4

Growth hormone–releasing hormone

  1. Abbreviation
  2. Gland of Origin
  3. Major Action 

GHRH

Hypothalamus

Stimulates secretion of growth hormone

5

Somatotropin release–inhibiting hormone (somatostatin)

  1. Abbreviation
  2. Gland of Origin
  3. Major Action 

SRIF

Hypothalamus

Inhibits secretion of growth hormone

6

Prolactin-inhibiting factor (dopamine)

  1. Abbreviation
  2. Gland of Origin
  3. Major Action 

PIF

Hypothalamus

Inhibits secretion of prolactin

7

Thyroid-stimulating hormone

  1. Abbreviation
  2. Gland of Origin
  3. Major Action 

TSH

Anterior pituitary

Stimulates synthesis and secretion of thyroid hormones

8

Follicle-stimulating hormone

  1. Abbreviation
  2. Gland of Origin
  3. Major Action 

FSH

Anterior pituitary

  • Stimulates growth of ovarian follicles and estrogen secretion
  • Promotes sperm maturation (testes)

9

Luteinizing hormone

  1. Abbreviation
  2. Gland of Origin
  3. Major Action 

LH

Anterior pituitary

  • Stimulates ovulation, formation of corpus luteum, and synthesis of estrogen and progesterone (ovary)
  • Stimulates synthesis and secretion of testosterone (testes)

10

Growth hormone

  1. Abbreviation
  2. Gland of Origin
  3. Major Action 

GH

Anterior pituitary

Stimulates protein synthesis and overall growth

11

Prolactin

  1. Gland of Origin
  2. Major Action 

Anterior pituitary

Stimulates milk production and breast development

12

Adrenocorticotropic hormone

  1. Abbreviation
  2. Gland of Origin
  3. Major Action 

ACTH

Anterior pituitary

Stimulates synthesis and secretion of adrenal cortical hormones

13

Melanocyte-stimulating hormone

  1. Abbreviation
  2. Gland of Origin
  3. Major Action 

MSH

Anterior pituitary

Stimulates melanin synthesis (? humans)