Hypothalamus control of Posterior and Anterior Pituitary

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Created Oct 30, 2012
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Where does the hypothalamus receive its information from?
 
The nervous system
2
What are neurohormones?
 
A chemical signal produced and released by a neuron that acts as a hormone
3
How does the hypothalamus work together with the posterior pituitary gland?
 
The posterior pituitary is an extension of the hypothalamus.

The hypothalamus...
4
How does the hypothalamus work together with the anterior pituitary gland?
 
The anterior pituitary is triggered by releasing hormones from the hypothalamus to either secrete...
5
What kind of hormones located in the Anterior Pituitary gland are dependent on the Hypothalamus?
 
Tropic hormones
6
What kind of hormones located in the Posterior Pituitary gland are dependent on the Hypothalamus?
 
Non-tropic hormones


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