EZ: Endocrine Sx/Pituitary Gland/Fundamentals/Intro. Beginners. CA LVN NCLEX. flashcards |

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Growth hormone/Somatotropin comes from this side of the Pituitary gland:

Anterior

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone comes from this side of the Pituitary gland:

Anterior

Adrenocorticotropic Hormone comes from this side of the Pituitary gland:

Anterior

Prolactin comes from this side of the Pituitary gland:

Anterior

Follicle Stimulating Hormone comes from this side of the Pituitary gland:

Anterior

Leutenizing Hormone comes from this side of the Pituitary gland:

Anterior

The storing of Antidiuretic Hormone (aka "Arginine Vasopressin' or just 'Vasopressin') occurs on this side of the Pituitary gland:

Posterior

The storing of Oxytocin occurs on this side of the Pituitary gland:

Posterior

This part of the brain is located immediately above the Pituitary Gland:

The Hypothalamus

Another name for the Pituitary Gland is:

The 'Hypophysis'

This Posterior Pituitary hormone tells the Kidneys to increase water absorption:

ADH

This Posterior Pituitary hormone contracts the smooth muscle in the uterus and mammary glands;

Oxytocin

There are this many # of hormones secreted by the Anterior Pituitary:

6

There are this many # of hormones secreted by the Posterior Pituitary:

2

This Ant. Pit. hormone does this: 1) Increases cell division. 2) Increases protein transport and synthesis. 3) Increases release of fat & use of fat.:

Growth Hormone (aka 'Somatotropin')

This Ant. Pit. hormone does this: Goes to the Thyroid Gland to stim. it to: 1) Grow. 2) Release T3 & T4.:

TSH

This Ant. Pit. hormone does this: Stims the Adrenal Gland to release Cortisol (during stress).:

ACTH

This Ant. Pit. hormone does this: 1) Initiates milk production. 2) Maintains milk production:

Prolactin

This Ant. Pit. hormone does this: 1) Initiates the growth of ova. 2) Initiates the secretion of estrogen. 3) Initiates sperm production.:

FSH

This Ant. Pit. hormone does this: 1) Causes ovulation. 2) Stims. ruptured ovarian foll. to become corp. leuteum and begin secreting progesterone & estrogen. 3) Stims. secretion of testosterone.:

LH

'Hormone'. Definition:

Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocrine glands, that are produced in one tissue and affect another

'Pituitary Gland'. Defintion:

Known as the 'Master Gland'. Located in the brain and is the size of a pea. Produces hormones that regulate growth, development of the reproductive structures, and the function of the reproductive organs throughout ones life span.

The Posterior Pituitary pretty much only does this:

Stores hormones.

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