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Which one of the following hormones is responsible for uterine contraction during parturition?

A
Relaxin
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Vasopressin
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C
Oxytocin
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Prolactin
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Solution

The correct option is B Oxytocin
The hormones responsible for uterine contraction during parturition is oxytocin. It is the powerful hormone and strongest stimulator of uterine contraction. When the oxytocin hormone level increases, this results in the contraction of uterus. It also helps in the birth and the release of milk in breastfeeding.
So, the correct answer is option C.

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