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Name the Hormone of the Following Endocrine Gland and Their Function . Testis - Science and Technology

Short Note

Name the hormone of the following endocrine gland and their function . 

Testis

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Solution

Testes- Testis secrete hormones called androgens. Functions of androgens include:

  • Development, maturation and functioning of the male accessory sex organs like vas deferens and seminal vesicles
  • Stimulate muscular growth, growth of facial hair, low pitch voice, etc.
  • Stimulatory role in spermatogenesis
  • Act on the CNS and influence male sexual behaviour (libido)
  • Anabolism of proteins and carbohydrates
Concept: Co-ordination : B. Chemical control
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Balbharati Science and Technology 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 15 Life Processes in Living Organisms
Exercise | Q 4.5 | Page 178
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