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Question

Which of the following hormones is not secreted by anterior pituitary?

(a) Growth hormone

(b) Follicle stimulating hormone

(c) Oxytocin

(d) Adrenocorticotrophic hormone


Solution

(c) Oxytocin is the hormone of anterior pituitary origin. It acts on the smooth muscles of uterus and stimulates their contraction also plays role in milk secretion.

Follicle stimulating hormone stimulates growth of ovarian follicles whereas, in the female and spermatogenesis in the male.

Growth Hormone Stimulates body growth by promoting the synthesis and deposition of proteins in tissues and also in the growth of bones and muscles.

Adrenocorticotrophic Hormone stimulates adrenal cortex of adrenal gland to produce glucocorticoid and mineralocorticoid. 

So the answer is (a) (b) and (d). 
 
 


Biology
NCERT Exemplar
Standard XI

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