Pituitary-adrenal system

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  • Created by: amyfawcus
  • Created on: 25-11-14 11:41
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  • Pituitary-adrenal system
    • (1)
      • Pathway activated when hypothalamus evaluates a situation as stressful
    • (2)
      • Hypothalamus releases CRF
    • (3)
      • CRF travels to pituitary gland which releases ACTH into the bloodstream
    • (4)
      • ACTH travels to the adrenal cortex which releases corticosteroids into the bloodstream

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