Flashcards in NeuroEndocrine-Exam II Deck (10):
What connects the Hypothalamus and the Pituitary
In-Fun-Di-Bul-Um (Pituitary Stalk)
Which part of the pituitary is neural tissue? Which is glandular tissue?
The posterior pituitary=Neural. The Anterior Pituitary=Glandular
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
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)
What are the 6 hormones synthesized in and released from the Anterior Pituitary?
FSH, LH, ACTH, TSH, Prolactin, GH
Does the Posterior Pituitary synthesize hormones?
What are the two hormones STORED/secreted in the Posterior Pituitary?
Vasopressin (ADH), Oxytocin
What are the 4 divisions of the hypothalamic nuclei?
PreOptic, Anterior (SupraOptic), Middle (Tuberal), Posterior (Mamillary)
What are the three "other" Hypothalamic Functions?
1.Circadian Rhythms 2. Appetite/Thirst 3.Thermoregulation