SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    Which part of ovary in mammals acts as an endocrine gland after ovulation?

    A)  Graafian follicle

    B)  Stroma

    C)  Germinal epithelium

    D)  Vitelline membrane

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] During ovulation, the mature follicle or Graafian follicle bursts and the ovum is released. After ovulation, the granulosa cells and the interstitial cells form a mass of large and yellowish conical cells. This is named as Corpus luteum which serves as a temporary endocrine gland by releasing progesterone and estrogen.

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