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Which of the following hormones are produced in the hypothalamus and stored in the posterior pituitary?

a)

FSH and LH

b)

ADH and oxytocin

c)

TSH and STH

d)

ACTH and MSH


Question ID - 6540 | Toppr Answer

Which of the following hormones are produced in the hypothalamus and stored in the posterior pituitary?

a)

FSH and LH

b)

ADH and oxytocin

c)

TSH and STH

d)

ACTH and MSH

1 Answer - 5876 Votes

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Answer Key : (b) -

(b)

ADH and oxytocin are produced in the hypothalamus and stored in posterior pituitary gland. The posterior pituitary gland consists of pituicytes and axon terminals of the hypothalamic nerosecretory cells. The cells bodies of the neurosecretory cell are in the para-ventricular and supraoptic nuclei of the hypothalamus.



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