Endocrine System Mnemonic

 Endocrine System: 

Pituitary gland:

Anterior Pituitary:

“FLAT PiG”

  • FSH: Follicle stimulating hormone
  • LH: Luteinizing hormone.
  • ACTH: Adrenocorticotropin hormone.
  • TSH: Thyroid stimulating hormone.
  • Prolactin.
  • GH: Growth hormone.

    Posterior Pituitary:

ADH &  Oxytocin
  • ADH: Anti-diuretic hormone (Vasopressin).

Intermediate lobe:

  • MSH (Melanocyte stimulating hormone).
All pituitary gland hormones together:

“GOAT FLAP”

  • GH,
  • Oxytocin,
  • ACTH,
  • TSH,
  • FSH,
  • LH,
  • ADH,
  • Prolactin.

 

Adrenal gland:

Medulla:

MEN

  • Medulla
  • Epinephrine,
  • Norepinephrine.

    Cortex: has 3 layers:

GFred Run (GFR)

  1. Glomerulosa:
  2. Fasiculata:
  3. Reticularis:
    their hormones are:

Make Good Sweets

  1. Mineralocorticoids, (aldosterone)  SALT.
  2. Glucocorticoids,  (cortisol)  SWEET.
  3. Sex hormone, (androgen) SEX.
    All adrenal gland hormones together:

    “CANES”

  • Cortisol,
  • Aldosterone,
  • Norepinephrine,
  • Epinephrine,
  • Sex hormone.

Pancreas:

“PIGS”

  • Pancreas,
  • Insulin (β cell).
  • Glucagon (α cell).
  • Somatostatin (ẟ cell).

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