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Physiology Question?

Releasing and inhibiting hormones are produced by the?
A. Thalamus
B. Pineal Gland
C. Anterior Pituitary Gland
D. Hypothalamus


  1. Hypothalamic
    Hypothalamic hormone : hormones isolated from the hypothalamus which exercise control over other organs, primarily the pituitary gland; members include certain pituitary hormone\-releasing hormones and pituitary hormone release inhibiting hormones.

  2. The answer is D – hypothalamus. the center of the central nervous system. Some hormones are GHIH or GHIF, CRF, TRH , GnRH. These are either releasing or inhibitory hormones.

  3. D is FOR SURE the answer.
    The hypothalamus is the center of the central nervous system. It produces releases releasing and inhibiting hormones, then through the portal veins sends those releasing and inhibiting hormones to the anterior pituitary to release the other hormones such as GH, Prolactin, ACTH, TSH. If you have any questions, email me personally.


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