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CRH

corticotropin releasing hormone

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GnRH

gonadotropin releasing hormone

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GHRH

growth hormone releasing hormone

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GHIH

growth hormone inhibiting hormone

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PRH

prolactin releasing hormone

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PIH

prolactin inhibiting hormone

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TRH

thyrotropin releasing hormone

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ADH

antidiuretic hormone

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ACTH

adrenocoricotropic hormone

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LH

luteinizing hormone

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ICSH

interstitial cell stimulating hormone

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FSH

follicle stimulating hormone

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GH

growth hormone

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TSH

thyroid stimulating hormone

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MSH

melanocyte stimulating hormone

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PTH

parathyroid hormone

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Pineal gland

hormone: melatonin
target tissue: hypothalamus, gonads
function: biorhythm regulation

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Hypothalamus
hormone: CRH


target tissue: adenohypophysis
function: stimulates ACTH production and release

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Hypothalamus
hormone: GnRH


target tissue: adenohyphphysis
function: stimulates FSH/LH production and release

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Hypothalamus
hormone: GHRH


target tissue: adenohypophysis
function: stimulates GH production and release

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Hypothalamus
hormone: GHIH


target tissue: adenohypophysis
function: inhibits GH production and release

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Hypothalamus
hormone: PRH

target tissue: adenohypophysis
function: stimulates prolactin production and release

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Hypothalamus
hormone: PIH

target tissue: adenohypophysis
function: inhibits prolactin production and release

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Hypothalamus
hormone: TRH

target tissue: adenohypophysis
function: stimulates TSH production and release

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Hypothalamus
hormone: oxytocin

target tissue: mammary glands
function: milk let down and uterine contractions

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Hypothalamus
hormone: ADH

target tissue: kidneys
function: water retention

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Anterior pituitary (adenohypophysis)
hormone: ACTH

target tissue: adrenal cortex
function: stimulates glucocorticoid production and release

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Anterior pituitary (adenohypophysis)
hormone: LH

target tissue: ovaries
function: stimulates progesterone production and release
same as ICSH in males

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Anterior pituitary (adenohypophysis)
hormone: ICSH

target tissue: leydig cells of testes
function: stimulates testosterone production and release
same as LH in females

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Anterior pituitary (adenohypophysis)
hormone: FSH

target tissue: ovaries and testes
function: stimulates gamete production