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Flashcards in Chapter 18: Hormones Deck (23):
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Thyroxine (T4)

thyroid

2

triiodothyronine (T3)

thyroid

3

Calcitonin

thyroid

4

parathyroid hormone

Parathyroids

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cortisol (glucocorticoid)

adrenals cortex

6

aldosterone (mineralocorticoid)

adrenals--cortex

7

androgens, estrogens (sex hormones)

adrenals--cortex

8

epinephrine (adrenaline)

adrenals--medulla

9

norepinephrine (noradrenaline)

adrenals--medulla

10

insulin

pancreas islet cells

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glucagon

pancreas islet cells

12

growth hormone (somatotropin)

pituitary--anterior lobe

13

thyroid-stimulating hormone

pituitary--anterior lobe

14

adrenocorticotropic hormone

pituitary--anterior lobe

15

gonadotropins

pituitary--anterior lobe

16

follicle-stimulating hormone

pituitary--anterior lobe

17

luteinizing hormone

pituitary--anterior lobe

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prolactin

pituitary--anterior lobe

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antidiuretic hormone (vasopressin)

pituitary--posterior lobe

20

oxytocin

pituitary--posterior lobe

21

estrogens

ovaries

22

progesterone

ovaries

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testosterone

testes

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