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1

Where are LH, FSH and TSH released from

Pituitary gland

2

What target homrome is FSH and LH after

Overies

3

What target hormone is TSH after

Thyroid gland

4

Where is TRH secreted from

The hypothalamus gland

5

Where is throxine released from

Thyroid gland

6

What is the job of throxine

Basal metabolic rate

7

What's the job of TRH

Trigger TSH production

8

What's the function of TSH

Triggers throxine production

9

What's the job of FSH (2)

Triggers egg development in the ovaries and triggers oestrogen production

10

What's the job of LH

Triggers ovulation

11

Where are insulin and glucagon secreted from

Pancreas

12

What's the job of insulin

Tells cells to take up glucose and store it as glycogen

13

What's the job of glucagon

Tells the cells to release glycogen as glucose into the blood stream

14

Where is adrenaline secreted from

The adrenal gland

15

What's the job of adrenaline

Fight or flight

16

Where is testosterone secreted from

The testes

17

What's the job of testosterone

Puberty in males

18

Where are oestrogen and progesterone secreted from

The overies

19

Name the 2 functions of oestrogen

Stops FSH production
Triggers LH production

20

What is the job of progesterone

Maintain lining of unetus