CameraIcon
CameraIcon
SearchIcon
MyQuestionIcon


Question

Corpus luteum secretes a hormone called

(a) prolactin

(b) progesterone

(c) aldosterone

(d) testosterone


Solution

Correct option is (b)

Corpus luteum secretes a hormone called as progesterone which supports pregnancy and stimulates development the mammary gland for the milk production in female.

Prolactin also known as luteotropic hormone, its a protein hormone that is involved in production of milk in females. The source for prolactin secretion is anterior pituitary gland.

Testosterone stimulates muscular growth, growth of facial and axillary hair, aggressiveness, low pitch of voice, etc. The source for the secretion of testosterone is Leydig cells or Interstitial cells.

Aldosterone is secreted by adrenal cortex and plays a role in reabsorption of sodium ions, etc. 


Biology
NCERT Exemplar
Standard XI

Suggest Corrections
thumbs-up
 
0


similar_icon
Similar questions
View More


similar_icon
Same exercise questions
View More


similar_icon
People also searched for
View More



footer-image