A hormone produced principally by the small intestine in response to the presence of fats, causing contraction of the gallbladder, release of bile, and secretion of pancreatic digestive enzymes.
An estrogenic hormone, C18 H22 O2 , that is secreted by the ovaries and by fatty tissue. It is the main form of estrogen in postmenopausal women.
Endocrine is defined as a gland that creates hormones or the hormones created by that gland.
A substance secreted directly into the blood, as by an endocrine gland; hormone
Any of several plant hormones that regulate various functions, including cell elongation.
A steroid hormone, such as testosterone or androsterone, that controls the development and maintenance of masculine characteristics.
A corticosteroid, C21 H30 O4 , that is secreted into the bloodstream by the adrenal cortex in response to stress and stimulates many metabolic pathways, such as the production of glucose.
Any of a group of natural biochemicals, as serotonin, angiotensin, or histamine, that activate changes in the blood, nerves, etc., similar to those caused by drugs
A steroid hormone that is easily formed from or converted to cortisol in the blood and is also produced synthetically for use as a pharmaceutical. The effects of cortisone on body tissues are similar to those of naturally or synthetically produced cortisol.
A preparation extracted from the pancreas of sheep, oxen, etc. and used hypodermically in the treatment of diabetes mellitus
A drug consisting of, or a regimen involving, a compound from this group
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