Hormone

Science / Chemistry / Hormone: A molecule produced by endocrine glands that controls specific biological processes like growth and metabolism.

Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone

Science / Biology / Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone: A hormone produced by the anterior pituitary that stimulates the production and release of thyroid hormones. MORE

Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (FSH)

Science / Biology / Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (FSH): A hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary that promotes gamete formation in both males and females. MORE

Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH)

Science / Biology / Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH): A hormone produced by the hypothalamus and released by the pituitary gland that increases the permeability of the renal tubule of the nephron and thereby increases water reabsorption; also known as va MORE

Luteinizing Hormone (LH)

Science / Biology / Luteinizing Hormone (LH): A hormone secreted by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the secretion of testosterone in men and estrogen in women. MORE

Growth Hormone (GH)

Science / Biology / Growth Hormone (GH): A peptide hormone produced by the anterior pituitary that is essential for growth. MORE

Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GNRH)

Science / Biology / Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GNRH): A hormone produced by the hypothalamus that controls the secretion of luteinizing hormone. MORE

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