Hormone & Endocrine System

Glands that lack ducts and use the bloodstream to transport their products are called ________ glands

Endocrine glands Short Note on Endocrine Glands Endocrine glands are ductless glands of the endocrine system. These glands secrete...

Cushing syndrome is due to the hyper secretion of which hormone in the body?

Adrenal cortex Cushing syndrome occurs when your body is exposed to high levels of the hormone cortisol for a long time. Cushing syndrome, sometimes called hypercortisolism,...

Testosterone is secreted by which part of human body?

Leydig cells Testosterone is a sex hormone that plays an important role in the human body.  Testosterone promotes the development of sexual male characteristics during puberty...

HCG is secreted by which part of the human body?

Placenta HCG stands for Human chorionic gonadotropin. HCG is a maternal hormone secreted during the pregnancy. This HCG hormone is produced by trophoblast cells that...

In human body, which hormone regulates blood calcium and phosphate?

Parathyroid hormone Parathyroid hormone (PTH), also called parathormone or parathyrin, is a hormone secreted by the parathyroid glands.  This hormone regulates the serum calcium and phosphate concentration through its effects on...

Which hormone stimulates milk production in mammals?

Prolactin Prolactin otherwisely known as PRL hormone is also known as luteotropic hormone or luteotropin. It is a protein by nature. This hormone enables...

Myxoedema in adults is caused due to

d )  Deficiency of thyroid hormone

Goitre is caused by

b ) Deficiency of iodine

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