Give the names of the hormones released by neurohypophysis. A boy shows excessive thirst and micturition because of deficiency of a hormone secreted by neurohypophysis. Name the disease he is sufferin - Biology

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Give the names of the hormones released by neurohypophysis.

A boy shows excessive thirst and micturition because of deficiency of a hormone secreted by neurohypophysis. Name the disease he is suffering from.

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Solution

  1. Hormones released from the neurohypophysis are oxytocin and vasopressin. 
  2. Hyposecretion of vasopressin or ADH results in diabetes mellitus which would be the cause of excessive thirst and micturition in the boy.
Concept: Pituitary Gland Or Hypophysis Gland
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