The male sex hormone 'testosterone' is secreted by_______


The male sex hormone ‘testosterone’ is secreted by male testicles.

  • In males, testes secrete the sex hormone ‘testosterone’ which is responsible for the changes that appear at the puberty.
  • Testosterone is a sex hormone that plays important roles in the body.
  • The hormone also promotes the development of sexual male characteristics during puberty such as voice deepening and the growth of armpit, chest and pubic hair.
  • LH is the hormone which stimulates a man’s testes to produce testosterone.
  • 95% of a man’s testosterone is produced by Leydig cells.

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