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Pituitary-adrenal system

pituitary-adrenal system

The interactions between the anterior pituitary and adrenal glands, in which corticotropin (acth) stimulates the adrenal cortex and adrenal cortical hormones suppress the production of corticotropin by the anterior pituitary.

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help match biology

... to the other. Connects right and left hemispheres Direct link to the pituitary gland of the endocrine system, plays a major role in homeostasis regulating HR, BR, temperature and drives (hunger, ...

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by mkshawty
Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:30 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: help match biology
Replies: 1
Views: 4711

Re: Urine formation

... increases, as duringg dehydration, more ADH is released from the pituitary gland. ADH increases the permeability of the collecting duct probably ... of events for dehydration, it is not difficult to anticipate how the system respond to overhydration: the pituitary stops releasing ADH, the pores ...

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by chikis
Mon Nov 14, 2011 12:35 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Urine formation
Replies: 7
Views: 8338

Re: muscle growth

... People grow to their normal size because of a hormone produced by the pituitary gland inside the brain. This hormone is called human growth hormone ... most important of which is the development of the muscular and skeletal system. HGH enables the muscles and bones to grow fast. It facilitates ...

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by Brainreed
Thu Sep 23, 2010 2:46 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: muscle growth
Replies: 10
Views: 15584

PostSynaptic Neuron

... movements, diameter of blood vessels, heart rate... Hypothalamus and pituitary gland united the nervous system with the endocrine system. I'm leaning towards Medulla, would I be correct with that ...

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by Asanii
Fri Jul 24, 2009 2:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PostSynaptic Neuron
Replies: 3
Views: 11334

Potential relationship between non-enzymatic antioxidants

... ABSTRACT: The 1980s heralded the discovery and identification of extra-pituitary sources of the neurohypophysial hormone oxytocin in non-neural ... leading to decreased steroidogenic capacity, the antioxidant defense system of isolated Leydig cells was discerned. Decreased levels of several ...

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by ianjager
Thu Sep 18, 2008 5:08 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Potential relationship between non-enzymatic antioxidants
Replies: 2
Views: 10106
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