Hormones

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  • Created on: 12-03-15 08:50
ADH
Found in the pituitary gland; and osmoregulates body water levels by changing the concentration of urine
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Insulin
Found in the pancreas; keeps body sugar levels constant; turns glucose into glycogen
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Glucagon
Found in the pancreas; keeps body sugar levels constant; turns glycogen into glucose
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Testosterone
Found in the testes; stimulates male puberty changes; develops secondary sexual characteristics
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Progesterone
Found in the ovaries; prepares for pregnancy; maintains uterus lining, keeps it thick and blood rich
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Oestrogen
Found in the ovaries; stimulates female puberty changes; regulates menstrual cycle
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Adrenaline
Found in the pituitary gland; prepares body for rapid activity; increases heart rate
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Found in the pancreas; keeps body sugar levels constant; turns glucose into glycogen

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Insulin

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Found in the pancreas; keeps body sugar levels constant; turns glycogen into glucose

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Found in the testes; stimulates male puberty changes; develops secondary sexual characteristics

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Found in the ovaries; prepares for pregnancy; maintains uterus lining, keeps it thick and blood rich

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