Hornád


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Hornád

 

(Hungarian, Hernád), a river in Czechoslovakia and Hungary, a left tributary of the Sajo River (in the Danube system). Length, 286 km (according to other data, 190 km);

Table 1. Principal endocrine glands and hormones secreted by them
GlandHormone
1 Present in the posterior lobe of the pituitary, although manufactured in the hypothalamic nuclei, together with the releasing factors that regulate pituitary activity
Hypophysis (pituitary)
Anterior lobe...................................Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH); thyrotropic hormone (TTH); follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH); luteinizing (LH). or interstitial-cell-stimulating hormone (ICSH), luteotropic hormone (prolactin, lactogenic hormone, LTH); somatotropic hormone (STH)
Median lobe....................................Melanocyte-stimulating hormone (MSH)
Posterior lobe.................................Vasopressin,’ oxytocin
Thyroid................................................Thyroxine, triiodothyronine, thyrocalcitonin
Parathyroid.........................................Parathyroid hormone
Pancreas.............................................Insulin, glucagon
Adrenals
Medulla............................................Epinephrine, norepinephrine
Cortex..............................................Corticosterone (compound B), 17-hydroxycorticosterone (hydrocortisone, Cortisol, compound F). aldosterone, dehydroepiandrosterone, androstenedione, 11-oxyandrostenedione, progesterone
Testes..................................................Testosterone, androstenedione, dehydroepiandrosterone
Ovaries................................................Estrone, 17-estradiol,, estriol, progesterone

basin area, 5,500 sq km. Its source is on the slopes of the Low Tatra Mountains. It has several hydroelectric power plants. In Czechoslovakia, the cities of Spišská Nová Ves and Košice are on the Hornád.

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