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Secondary sexual characters in males develop under the influence of

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Estrogen
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Testosterone
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GH
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FSH
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Solution

The correct option is B Testosterone
A. Estrogen is the female sex hormone secreted from ovarian follicles and stimulate the development of female secondary sex organs.
B. Testosterone is the male sex hormone secreted from testis and stimulates the development of secondary sexual characters in males.
C. Growth hormone (GH) is also known as somatotropin hormone and stimulates body growth and carbohydrate, protein, fat metabolism.
D. FSH (Follicle stimulating hormone) is secreted from the anterior part of pituitary gland. It stimulates the growth of ovarian follicles in females and seminiferous tubules in males. This hormone also promotes spermatogenesis in males i.e. the process of formation of sperms from the germ cells.
So, the correct answer is 'Testosterone'.

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