... are released into the circulatory system by a structure called the pituitary
It is hypothesized that developed brains derive consciousness ...
... or excess of water is detected by the hypothalamus , which notifies the pituitary
gland via negative feedback . The pituitary
gland secretes antidiuretic hormone, otherwise known as vasopressin (or ...
... , and adjust the concentrations of water and a wide variety of ions .
Most of these organs are controlled by hormones secreted from the pituitary
gland , which in turn is directed by the hypothalamus .
... nervous system and regulates blood pressure , heart rate , hunger , thirst , sexual arousal and the sleep/wake cycle. Connected to the pituitary
gland and thus regulates the endocrine system. (Not all authors regard the hypothalamus as part of limbic system.)
The limbic system is among ...
... the amount of water reabsorbed is dependent on the permeability of the walls of the duct, regulated by ADH secreted by the posterior part of the pituitary
gland . The more ADH, the more permeable the ducts, the more water reabsorbed; the less ADH, the less permeable the ducts, the less water ....