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ANTERIOR PITUITARY

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ANTERIOR PITUITARY

1. Stores 6 hormones - ACTH, FSH, LH, TSH, GH, PRL.
2. Target organs negatively feedback to both pituitary + hypothalamus.
3. 2 secretory controls - stimulatory hormones from hypothalamus, feedback from target organs.


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REFERENCES

1. Wilkinson, I. (2017). Oxford handbook of clinical medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2. Hannaman, R. A., Bullock, L., Hatchell, C. A., & Yoffe, M. (2016). Internal medicine review core curriculum, 2017-2018. CO Springs, CO: MedStudy.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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