Gland/Tissue Hormones Major Functions Chemical Structure Hypothalamus Thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH) Stimulates secretion of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and prolactin Peptide Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) Causes release of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) Peptide Growth hormone-releasing hormone (GHRH) Causes release of growth hormone Peptide Growth hormone inhibitory hormone (GHIH) (somatostatin) Inhibits release of growth hormone Peptide Gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) Causes…

Nerve cells are called neurons. Neurons have the ability to gather and transmit electrochemical signals. Neurons share the same characteristics and have the same parts as other cells, but the electrochemical aspect lets them transmit signals over long distances and pass messages to each other. Neurons have three basic parts:1) Cell body – This main part has…

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