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1

Which two hormones are released from the posterior pituitary?

Oxytocin
ADH/Vasopressin

2

What hormones are released by the Anterior Pituitary gland?

TSH
ACTH
Prolactin
FSH
LH

3

What hormones synthesised by the Hypothalamus affect the Anterior Pituitary

GHRH
GHIH
TRH
CRH
PRH
LHRH
GnRH

4

Which hormones does the Thyroid Gland Release?

T3
T4
Calcitonin

5

Which hormones does the Parathyroid gland release?

PTH (Parathormone)

6

What hormones are released by the Pancreatic Islets?

Glucagon
Insulin
Somatostatin

7

Where are Adrenocorticoids released from?

Adrenal Cortex

8

What are the names of the different Adrenocorticoids?

Glucocorticoids
Mineralocorticoids
Androgens

9

Which hormones are released from the Adrenal Medulla?

Adrenaline
Noradrenaline

10

Which hormones are released from the Ovaries?

Oestrogen
Progesterone
Inhibin
Relaxin

11

Which hormones are released by the testes?

Testosterone
Inhibin

12

What hormones are released by the kidneys?

EPO

13

What hormones are released by the Gastro-Intestinal Tract?

Gastrin
Secretin
Cholecystokinin (CCK)

14

What hormone is released by Adipose Tissue?

Leptin

15

What hormone is released in the heart?

Atrial Natriuretic Peptide (ANP)

16

What hormone is released by the placenta?

hCG

17

What hormone is released by the Thymus?

Thymosin

18

Which hormone is controlled by GHRH?

Growth Hormone

19

What hormones are controlled by GHIH?

Growth Hormone
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone

20

What hormone is controlled by TRH?

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone

21

Which Hormone is controlled by CRH?

ACTH

22

What hormone is controlled by PRH?

Prolactin

23

What hormone is controlled by PIH?

Prolactin

24

What hormone is controlled by LHRH?

Follicle Stimulating Hormone

25

What hormone is controlled by GnRH?

Luteinising Hormone

26

Growth Hormone affects what areas of the body?

Most tissues and many organs

27

What is the alternative name for Growth Hormone Release Inhibiting Hormone?

Somatostatin

28

What are the target glands or tissues affected by GHRIH?

Thyroid Gland
Pancreatic islets
Most Tissues

29

What is the target gland for TSH?

Thyroid

30

What is the target tissue for PRL or PIH?

Breast