Name the human male reproductive organ that produces sperms and also secretes a hormone. Write the functions of the secreted hormone.
Write the name of the human male reproductive organ that produces sperms and secretes a hormone. Name the hormone secreted and state its function ?
Testes produce sperms and secrete a hormone called testosterone.
The function of testosterone is to control the development of male sex organs and male features such as a deeper voice, moustache, beard and more body hair as compared to females.
Testis is the male reproductive organ in humans that produces sperms and also secretes the testosterone hormone.
Important functions of testosterone are as follows:-
- Stimulates the development, maturation and functioning of the male accessory sex organs like vas deferens and seminal vesicles
- Stimulates muscular growth, growth of facial hair, low pitch voice, sperm production, etc.
Concept: Human Reproductive System
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