Human Body

Nerves and Senses

Which endocrine glands produce which hormones?

Each endocrine gland produces specific hormones, as explained in the below table.

Endocrine Glands and Their Hormones
Gland Hormone(s) Produced
Anterior Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
  Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)
  Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
  Luteinizing hormone (LH)
  Prolactin (PRL)
  Growth hormone (GH)
  Melanocyte-stimulating hormone (MSH)
Posterior Antidiuretic hormone (ADH)
Thyroid Thyroxine (T4)
  Triiodothyronine (T3)
  Calcitonin (CT)
Parathyroid Parathyroid hormone (PTH)
Pineal Melatonin
Cortex Mineralocorticoids, primarily aldosterone
  Glucocorticoids, mainly cortisol (hydrocortisone), corticosterone,
Medulla Epinephrine (E)
  Norepinephrine (NE)
Pancreas Insulin

Gland Hormone(s) Produced
Thymus Thymosins
Ovaries Estrogens and progesterone
Testes Androgens, mainly testosterone


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