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Hormones of anterior pituitaryFunctions(1) Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)(A) promotes the production of milk(2) Gonadotropic Hormone (GTH)(B) promotes growth and development of body(3) Prolactin(C) stimulates the thyroid gland to produce its hormones(4) Adrenocorticotropic Hormone (ACTH)(D) stimulates the activities of ovaries and testes(5) Somatotropic Hormone (STH)(E) stimulates the activities of the cortex of the adrenal gland

A
1 - C, 2 - D, 3 - E, 4 - A, 5 - B
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1 - C, 2 - D, 3 - A, 4 - E, 5 - B
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C
1 - C, 2 - E, 3 - D, 4 - A, 5 - B
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D
1 - C, 2 - B, 3 - A, 4 - E, 5 - D
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The correct option is B 1 - C, 2 - D, 3 - A, 4 - E, 5 - B
Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), Gonadotropic hormone (GTH) and Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) are known as tropic hormones which stimulate the activities of the thyroid gland, gonads (testes and ovaries) and adrenal cortex respectively. Somatotropic hormone is responsible for the growth and development of the body and prolactin is a hormone that promotes production of milk in women.

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