Hormones

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Hormone
Where its made, Role, Effects
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ADH
Pituitary gland, controls water content, increases permeability of collecting duct
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Adrenaline
Adrenal gland, "fight or flight" response, increases blood flow to muscles and blood sugar levels
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Insulin
Pancreas, turn glucose to glycogen (via the liver), control sugar levels in blood
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Testosterone
Testes, main male sex hormone, promotes male secondary characteristics e.g. facial hair
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Progesterone
Ovaries, support pregnancy, maintains lining of the uterus
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Oestrogen
Ovaries, main female sex hormone, promotes secondary sex characteristics e.g wider hips & controls the menstrual cycle
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Pituitary gland, controls water content, increases permeability of collecting duct

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ADH

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Adrenal gland, "fight or flight" response, increases blood flow to muscles and blood sugar levels

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Card 4

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Pancreas, turn glucose to glycogen (via the liver), control sugar levels in blood

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Card 5

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Testes, main male sex hormone, promotes male secondary characteristics e.g. facial hair

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