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1

Produces ADH and OXT (OT).

Hypothalamus

2

Where are ADH and OXT (OT) stored?

Posterior lobe of the pituitary gland

3

Produces and releases regulatory hormones. (Releasing and Inhibiting)

Hypothalamus

4

Anterior lobe of pituitary gland?

Adenohypophysis

5

Hormones released by the andenohypophysis of the pituitary gland?

-ACTH
-TSH
-MSH
-FSH
-LH
-GH
-PRL

6

Posterior lobe of the pituitary gland

Neurohypophysis

7

Hormones stored in the neurohypophysis of the pituitary gland?

ADH and OT

8

Connection between hypothalamus and pituitary gland

Infundibulum

9

Produces and releases T3, T4, and CT

Thyroid gland

10

Produces and release PTH

Parathyroid gland

11

What are the 3 zones of the adrenal cortex?

-Zona glomerulosa
-Zona fasciculata
-Zona reticularis

12

Produces and releases melatonin?

Pineal gland

13

Produces and releases thymosins?

Thymus gland

14

Produces and releases glucagon, insulin, pancreatic polypeptide, and GH-IH.

Pancreas

15

Produce glucagon to raise blood sugar by stimulating the breakdown of glycogen into glucose.

Alpha cells

16

Produce insulin to lower blood glucose levels.

Beta cells

17

Produces hormones similar to GH-IH

Delta cells

18

Produce pancreatic polypeptides that inhibit gallbladder?

F cells

19

Produce Testosterone

Testes

20

Produce and release estrogen and progesterone

Ovaries