Hormones

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  • Created on: 21-02-18 21:45
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  • Hormones
    • ADH
      • Pituitary glands
      • Controls water content
      • Increases permeability of nephron walls
    • Insulin
      • Pancreas
      • Controls blood sugar levels
      • Stimulates liver to turn glucose to glycogen
    • Testosterone
      • Testes
      • Male sex hormone
      • Male secondary sex characteristics
    • Oestrogen
      • Ovaries
      • Female sex hormone
      • Female secondary sex characteristics + menstrual cycle
    • Progesterone
      • Ovaries
      • Supports pregnancy
      • Maintains lining of uterus
    • Adrenaline
      • Adrenal glands
      • 'Fight or flight' response
      • Increases heart rate, blood flow + blood sugar level
  • Adrenaline
    • Adrenal glands
    • 'Fight or flight' response
    • Increases heart rate, blood flow + blood sugar level

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