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Study Guide Endocrine Glands

 

Hypothalamus

GHRH

Somatostatin

CRH

GRH

PRH

PIH

oxytocin

ADH

Hypothalamous
Pituitary Pituitary Histology

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Posterior Pituitary

oxytocin

ADH

Anterior Pituitary

GH

TSH

ADCH

FSH

GH

Prolactin

MSH

Pituitary Anterior Pituitary Histology
MNEMONICS FLAGTOP

 


Follicle stimulating hormone
Lutinizing hormone
Adrenocorticotropin hormone
Growth hormone
Thyroid stimulating hormone
Oxytocin
Prolactin
 

FLATPiG:
 

FSH
LH
ACTH
TSH
Prolactin
GH


 GOAT FLAP

Growth hormone

Oxytocin

Adrenocorticotropin hormone

Thyroid stimulating hormone

 

Follicle stimulating hormone
Lutinizing hormone
Anti-diruetic homone
Prolactin

 

GTP FAiL

Growth hormone
Thyroid stimulating hormone
Prolactin
Follicle stimulating hormone
Adrenocorticotrophic hormone
Luteinizing hormone

Thyroid

Thyroid Hormone

Calcitonin

Thyroid Thyroid histology
Parathyroid

Parathyroid Hormone

Parathyroid Parathyroid Histology
Adrenal Cortex

Mineralcorticoids

Glucocorticoids

Gonadocorticoids

 

Adrenal gland Adrenal Histology
MNEMONICS

 

GFR

(also stand for Glomerular Filtration Rate, convenient since adrenal glands are atop kidney)

Glomerulosa
Fasiculata
Reticulata

 

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Glomerulosa
Fasiculata
Reticulata

Go Find Rex,

Make Good Sex
 

Layers:
Glomerulosa
Fasiculata
Reticulata


Respective products:
Mineralcorticoids
Glucocorticoids
SEX hormones

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Layers:
Glomerulosa
Fasiculata
Reticulata


Respective products:
Mineralcorticoids
Glucocorticoids
Gonadocorticoids [androgens]
 

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G
lomerulosa--Mineralcorticoid (aldosterone)
Fasiculata--Glucocorticoid (cortisol)
Reticularis--Androgens

 

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Granulosa secretes Aldosterone in response to Angiotensin II.


Fasiculata secretes Cortisol in response to ACTH.


Reticularis secretes Sex steroids in response to ACTH

Adrenal Medulla

Epinephrine

Norepinephrine

Adrenal Gland Adrenal Gland Histology
Pancreas

Glucagon

Insulin

 

Pancreas Pancreas Histology
Ovaries

Estrogen

Progesterone

Endocrine Glands
Testes

Testerone

 

Pineal Gland

Melatonin

Thymus

Thymopoietins

Thymosin

Heart

Atrial Natriuretic Peptide

Gastrointestinal

Digestive hormones

Kidney

Erythopoietin

Skin

Cholecalciferol

Adipose Tissue

Leptin