NEET Sample Paper NEET Sample Test Paper-15

  • question_answer Which one of the following hormone stimulates the 'let-down' (release) of milk from the mother's breasts when the baby is sucking?

    A)  Progesterone

    B)  Oxytocin

    C)  Prolactin

    D)  Relaxin

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    After childbirth, oxytocin helps in normalization of the uterus and contracts breast muscles and lactic ducts to facilitate release of milk (lactation) during sucking oxytocin stimulates milk ejection so has a galactogogic effect. Hence, the correct option is [b].

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