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Match each hormone with its corresponding action.

ACTH, ADH, FSH, STH (GH), LH, MSH, OCT, PRL, TSH

A. Stimulates egg and sperm formation in ovaries and testes.

B. Targets pigmented cells in skin and other surface coverings; induces color changes in response to external stimuli and affects some behaviors.

C. Stimulates and sustains milk production in mammary glands.

D. Stimulates progesterone secretion, ovulation, and corpus luteum formation in females; promotes testosterone secretion and sperm release in males.

E. Induces uterine contractions and milk movement into secretory ducts of the mammary glands.

F. Stimulates release of thyroid hormones from the thyroid gland.

G. Acts on kidneys to conserve water required in control of extracellular fluid volume.

H. Stimulates release of adrenal steroid hormones from the adrenal cortex.

I. Promotes growth in young; induces protein synthesis and cell division; has roles in adult glucose and protein metabolism.

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Reid Wolff
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