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Regarding pituitary hormonal action in female - choose the incorrect option :


( A ) FSH stimulates growth and development of the ovarian follicles in females.
( B ) In females, LH induces ovulation of fully mature follicles (graafian follicles) and maintains the corpus luteum, formed from the remnants of the graafian follicles after ovulation.
( C ) none of the above
( D ) Prolactin regulates the growth of the mammary glands and formation of milk in them.
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(C) is the right answer.

Prolactin regulates the growth of the mammary glands and formation of milk in them. In females, LH induces ovulation of fully mature follicles (graafian follicles) and maintains the corpus luteum, formed from the remnants of the graafian follicles after ovulation. FSH stimulates growth and development of the ovarian follicles in females. Oxytocin acts on the smooth muscles of our body and stimulates their contraction. In females, it stimulates a vigorous contraction of uterus at the time of child birth, and milk ejection from the mammary gland.
answered Apr 3, 2014 by pady_1
 
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