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Oxytocin

oxytocin

(Science: protein) A peptide hormone (1007 D) from hypothalamus: transported to the posterior lobe of the pituitary (see neurophysin). Induces smooth muscle contraction in uterus and mammary glands. Related to vasopressin. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitocin); stimulates contractions of the uterus and ejection of milk.A type of [[hormone produced by the [[ pituitary gland which causes contraction of the [[ uterine wall, and is found dur.


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Human Pathology 'Multiple-Choice Questions'

... to respond! Would love to debate on answers! 1. The following hormones are easily detectable in the systemic blood EXCEPT: a. GH b. CRH c. FSH d. Oxytocin e. TSH 2. The Drug Discovery company has developed a compound X that binds and activates TSH receptors with a very high affinity. A 30 year-old ...

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by ScrimmSphere
Mon Feb 04, 2013 11:03 am
 
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Oxytocin, vasopressin and promiscuity/sexual intercourse

Do you consider promiscuity not bonding? Oxytocin levels will go up during sex too. It's like not having multiple partners will destroy the Oxytocin production abilities

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by david23
Thu Sep 20, 2012 1:36 am
 
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Oxytocin and indirectly Vasopression has the mood effect, but not necessarily sexuality. I saw a study with voles, where they stopped them producing these hormones and the results were the voles were mating with several voles ...

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by SmegmaCoveredBellend
Wed Sep 19, 2012 1:11 pm
 
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Oxytocin, vasopressin and promiscuity/sexual intercourse

Oxytocin and indirectly Vasopression has the mood effect, but not necessarily sexuality.

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by david23
Tue Sep 18, 2012 8:54 pm
 
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Oxytocin, vasopressin and promiscuity/sexual intercourse

Hello, I am a new member here. Are there any credible studies linking promiscuity to a decrease in the release of oxytocin and vasopressin? And is there any evidence that promiscuity harms one's ability to pair-bond? Thanks.

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by SmegmaCoveredBellend
Tue Sep 18, 2012 1:26 pm
 
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Topic: Oxytocin, vasopressin and promiscuity/sexual intercourse
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