Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/19

Click to flip

19 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
What are the hormones that are from the hypothalamus?
1. Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone
2. Growth Hormone Inhibiting Hormone
3. Thyrotropin Releasing Hormone
4. Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone
5. Prolactin Releasing Hormone
6. Prolactin Inhibiting Hormone (doanamine)
7. Corticotropin Releasing Hormone
Growth Hormone Releasing Hormone
What is the abbreviation? classification? target? action?
Abbreviation: GHRH
Classification: Polypeptide Hormone
Target: Anterior Pituitary
Action: Stimulate release of GH
Growth Hormone Inhibiting Hormone
What is the abbreviation? classification? target? action?
Abbreviation: GHIH (somatostatin)
Classification: Polypeptide Hormone
Target: Anterior Pituitary
Action: Inhibits the release of growth hormone
Thyrotropin Releasing Hormone
What is the abbreviation? classification? target? action?
Abbreviation: TRH
Classification: Polypeptide Hormone
Target: Anterior Pituitary
Action: Stimulates release of TSH and GH
Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone
What is the abbreviation? classification? target? action?
Abbreviation: GnRH
Classification: Polypeptide Hormone
Target: Anterior Pituitary
Action: Stimulates release of LH and FSH
Prolactin Releasing Hormone
What is the abbreviation? classification? target? action?
Abbreviation: PRH
Classification: Polypeptide Hormone
Target: Anterior Pituitary
Action: Stimulates the release of PRL
Prolactin Inhibiting Hormone
What is the abbreviation? classification? target? action?
Abbreviation: PIH
Classification: Polypeptide Hormone
Target: Anterior Pituitary
Action: Inhibits the release of PRL
Corticotropin Releasing Hormone
What is the abbreviation? classification? target? action?
Abbreviation: CRH
Classification: Polypeptide Hormone
Target: Anterior Pituitary
Action: Stimulates release of ACTH
What are the hormones from the Anterior Pituitary (Tropic Hormones)?
1. Thyroid stimulating hormone (thyrotropin)
2. Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
3. Follicle stimulating hormone
4. Luteinizing Hormone
5. Human Growth Hormone (somatotropin)
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
What is the abbreviation? classification? target? action?
Abbreviation: TSH
Classification: Glycoprotein Hormone
Target: Thyroid Gland
Action: Stimulates secretion of T₃ and T₄
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
What is the abbreviation? classification? target? action?
Abbreviation: ACTH
Classification: Polypeptide Hormone
Target: Adrenal Cortex
Action: Stimulates secretion of glucocorticoids
Follicle Stimulating Hormone
What is the abbreviation? classification? target? action?
Abbreviation: FSH
Classification: Glycoprotein Hormone
Target: Ovary and Testes
Action: Regulates oogenesis and spermatogenesis
Luteinizing Hormone
What is the abbreviation? classification? target? action?
Abbreviation: LH
Classification: Glycoprotein Hormone
Target: Ovary and Testes
Action: Causes ovulation and release of testosterone
Human Growth Hormone (somatotrophin)
What is the abbreviation? classification? target? action?
Abbreviation: hGH
Classification: Protein
Target: Bones and muscles and cells in general
Action: Stimulates growth
What are the hormones from the Anterior Pituitary (not tropic hormones)?
Prolactin
Prolactin
What is the abbreviation? classification? target? action?
Abbreviation: PRL
Classification: Protein
Target: Mammary glands
Action: Stimulates production of milk
What are the hormones from the Posterior Pituitary?
Oxytocin and Antidiuretic Hormone
Oxytocin
What is the abbreviation? classification? target? action?
Abbreviation: OT
Classification: Polypeptide Hormone
Target: Uterus and mammary glands
Action: Uterine contractions and release of milk
Antidiuretic Hormone (vasopressin)
What is the abbreviation? classification? target? action?
Abbreviation: ADH
Classification: Polypeptide Hormone
Target: Kidneys and sweat glands
Action: Increase water reabsorption