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Flashcards in Hypoadrenocorticism Deck (10):
1

What hormones are produced by the posterior pituitary?

1. ADH

2. Oxytocin

2

Which hormones are produced by the anterior pituitary?

1. LH

2. FSH

3. GH

4. Prolactin

5. TSH

6. MSH

7. ACTH

3

What are the 3 layers of the adrenal gland, from outermost to innermost?

1. Zona glomerulosa

2. Zona fasciculata

3. Zona reticularis

4

What does the zona glomerulosa produce?

Aldosterone (salt)

5

What does the zona fasciculata produce?

Cortisol (sugar)

6

What does the zona reticularis produce?

Sex hormones

7

What does the adrenal medulla produce?

Catecholamines

8

What is aldosterone secreted in response to?

1. Hyponatremia

2. Hypotension

3. Hyperkalemia

4. Hypovolemia

9

What are the effects of aldosterone at the level of the kidney?

1. Increase sodium conservation

2. Increase potassium excretion

10

What is cortisol released in response to?

ACTH