bio hormones

  1. parathyroid hormone
    • increases calcium levels
    • sec. by parathyroid
  2. calcitirol
    increases calcium levels
  3. calcitonin
    decreases calcium levels
  4. testosterone
    • sec. by testes
    • stim. spermatogenesis
    • stim. secondary sex characteristics
    • stim. internal genital development for males
  5. estrogen
    • sec. by ovaries
    • stim. secondary sex char. and internal genital dev.
    • promotes endometrium growth
  6. progesterone
    • stim. endometrium development
    • prevents menstruation
    • inhibits oxytocin release
  7. oxytocin
    • sec. by postertior pituitary
    • stim. uterine contractions and lactation release
  8. aldoesterone
    • sec. by adrenal cortex
    • increases sodium levels
  9. ADH
    • sec. by post. pit.
    • increases permeability of collecting duct to increase water reabsorption
  10. erythroprotein
    promotes RBC synthesis
  11. ghrelin
    stimulates appetite
  12. peptide YY
    reduces appetite
  13. leptin
    appetite suppressant
  14. cortisol
    • deals w stress
    • sec. by adrenal cortex
  15. thyroxine
    • increases metabolic rate & temp
    • sec. by thyroid gland
Author
jhox
ID
351933
Card Set
bio hormones
Description
bio mcat hormones
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