SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-6

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    Which of the following hormone helps in the contraction of uterus during child birth?

    A)  ADH   

    B)  androgen

    C)  Oxytocin         

    D)  glucocorticoid

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Oxytocin is a peptide hormone produced by the hypothalamus and posterior pituitary gland. It acts on smooth muscles of uterus inducing labour pain for child birth. It controls uterine contraction during parturition. It is also known as birth hormone.

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