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Which of the following hormones is not secreted by human placenta?

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hCG
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hPL
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Prolactin
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Estrogen
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Solution

The correct option is C Prolactin
The placenta is an endocrine gland which is secreted during pregnancy. The hormones secreted by the placenta are: Estrogen, Progesterone, hCS, hPL & hCG.

Prolactin is secreted by the anterior pituitary.

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