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1. Neurohypophysis stores and releases two hormones called oxytocin and vasopressin. 2. Oxytocin and vasopressin are synthesised by the hypothalamus and are transported via portal circulation to neurohypophysis. Regarding 1 and 2 :


( A ) 1 is incorrect but 2 is correct
( B ) 1 is correct but 2 is incorrect
( C ) Both are correct
( D ) Both are incorrect
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(B) is the right answer.

Neurohypophysis (pars nervosa) also known as posterior pituitary, stores and releases two hormones called oxytocin and vasopressin, which are actually synthesised by the hypothalamus and are transported axonally to neurohypophysis.
answered Apr 3, 2014 by pady_1
 

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