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Give the special function of the following:
(i) Somatotrophic hormone
(ii) Thyroid stimulating hormone
(iii) Adrenocorticotrophic hormone
(iv) Gonadotrophic hormone
(v) Insulin hormone
(vi) Corpus luteum
(vii) Glucagon hormone


Solution

(i) The somatotrophic hormone promotes the growth of long bones and is essential for normal growth.

(ii) The thyroid stimulating hormone stimulates the growth and activity of the thyroid gland.

(iii) The adrenocorticotrophic hormone regulates the activity of the adrenal cortex and the secretion of glucocorticoids.

(iv) The gonadotrophic hormone stimulates the release of ovum from follicles.

(v) The insulin hormone decreases the blood glucose level.

(vi) The corpus luteum secretes the female hormone progesterone.

(vii) The glucagon hormone increases the blood glucose level.

Biology
Frank Biology-II
Standard X

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