Hormones of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland Quiz
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Hormones of the Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland Quiz

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What is the function of the hypothalamus?

Controlling the release of hormones from the anterior pituitary through nerve impulses

Which structure does the hypothalamus project downward to, ending in the pituitary stalk?

Pituitary gland

How are hormones sent from the hypothalamus to the anterior pituitary?

Via a blood vessel called the portal vein

Where are neuro-hormones synthesized in the hypothalamus stored?

<p>Axon ending located in the posterior pituitary</p> Signup and view all the answers

What causes the release of hormones from the posterior pituitary?

<p>Nerve impulses traveling into the posterior pituitary</p> Signup and view all the answers

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