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1

What connects the Hypothalamus and the Pituitary

In-Fun-Di-Bul-Um (Pituitary Stalk)

2

Which part of the pituitary is neural tissue? Which is glandular tissue?

The posterior pituitary=Neural. The Anterior Pituitary=Glandular

3

What is the official name of the portal system linking the Hypothalamus and the Anterior Pituitary? Take your time with this one dog.

Hypothalamic-hypoPhysial Portal System

4

What are the three axis systems of the hypothalamus/anterior pituitary and what hormones are involved?

1. Hypothalamus Pituitary Thyroid Axis (TSH) 2. Hypothalamus Pituitary Adrenal Axis (ACTH) 3. Hypothalamus Pituitary Gonadal Axis (FSH)

5

What are the 6 hormones synthesized in and released from the Anterior Pituitary?

FSH, LH, ACTH, TSH, Prolactin, GH

6

Does the Posterior Pituitary synthesize hormones?

HELL NAW

7

What are the two hormones STORED/secreted in the Posterior Pituitary?

Vasopressin (ADH), Oxytocin

8

What are the 4 divisions of the hypothalamic nuclei?

PreOptic, Anterior (SupraOptic), Middle (Tuberal), Posterior (Mamillary)

9

What are the three "other" Hypothalamic Functions?

1.Circadian Rhythms 2. Appetite/Thirst 3.Thermoregulation

10

What are the three MAIN functions of the hypothalamus?

1.Autonomic Nervous System (both parasym and sym) 2.Limbic 3.Endocrine/Homeostasis