Posterior Pituitary

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University Body Systems (Endocrine System) Mind Map on Posterior Pituitary, created by Kate Williams on 25/05/2013.
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Mind Map by Kate Williams, updated more than 1 year ago
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Posterior Pituitary
  1. Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH)
    1. Stimulus for Secretion= Status of extracellular fluid and plasma
      1. Acts on collecting ducts of kidneys - alters permeability to water
      2. Oxytocin
        1. Stimulates uterine contractions during parturition and milk 'let down'
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