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1

What does prolactin stimulate? What is it's target?

milk production

mammary glands

2

What is acetylcoline?

Acetylecoline is the primary neurotransmitters from the parasympathetic system that influences autonomic targets.

3

What does luteinizing hormone (LH) stimulate?

Production by the ovaries and testes

4

What hormone opposes the action of parathyroid hormone?

Calcitonin

5

What hormone promotes water retention by the kidneys?

Antidiuretic hormone (ADH)

6

Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) triggers the release of what in response to stress?

Glucocorticoids and mineralcorticoids

7

What 7 hormones does the anterior pituitary release?

- FSH
- lutropin (gonadotropins)
- TSH
- ACTH
- Prolactin
- MSH
- GH

8

What is the target of melanocyte stimulating hormone (MSH)?

melanocytes

9

What is the target of growth hormone (GH)?

liver, bones, other tissues

10

What is the target of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)?

adrenal cortex

11

What is target of Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)?

thyroids

12

What two hormones target the ovaries and testes?

Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and lutropin (gonadotropins)

13

What is TRH?

thyrotropin-releasing hormone

14

What is TSH?

thyroid-stimulating hormone

15

T3/T4

thyroid hormone

16

What is ACTH?

Adrenocoricotropic hormone

17

What is ADH? What is the other name?

Anti diuretic hormone (Vasopressin)

18

What is FSH?

follicle stimulating hormone

19

What is LH?

luteinizing hormone

20

What is MSH?

melanocyte stimulating hormone