Name the hormone of the following endocrine gland and their function .
Ovary- Ovary secretes the hormones oestrogen and progesterone.
Functions of oestrogen:
- Growth and functioning of the female secondary sex organs
- Development of growing follicles and mammary glands
- Regulates female secondary sex characters (Examples − high pitch voice)
Functions of progesterone:
- Acts on mammary glands and stimulates formation of alveoli-like structures storing milk
- Milk secretion
Concept: Co-ordination : B. Chemical control
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