Assertion : A tumor of adrenal cortex may cause addison’s disease.
Reason : This happens due to over secretion of cortisol by the tumor.
Assertion : Prolactin is also called the ‘Milk ejection hormone’.
Reason : Prolactin stimulates the smooth muscle contractions of the mammary glands.
Assertion : Glucagon is said to lower down the blood sugar level.
Reason : Glucagon increase the utilisation of glucose in the tissue and the synthesis of liver glycogen.
Assertion : Females have less stature than males after puberty.
Reason : This happens because of the presence of hcG in the blood of females.
Assertion : Hormones are similar to enzymes in their action and chemical nature.
Reason : Hormones and enzymes are proteinaceous in nature and act as informational molecules.
Assertion : The tadpoles become giant tadpoles when fed on thiourea.
Reason : Thiourea is an antithyroid substance.
Assertion : Failure of secretion of thyroid gland hormones from childhood causes cretinism disease.
Reason : Thyrotropin hormone maintains BMR and promote growth of body tissues.
Assertion : Oxytocin is also known as Anti Diuretic hormone (ADH).
Reason : Oxytocin can cause an increase in the renal reabsorption of water.
Assertion : Failure of secretion of somatotropin from an early age causes dwarfism in the patient.
Reason : Somatotropin hormone stimulates the body growth and elongation of long bones.
Assertion : FSH is also known as interstitial cell stimulating hormone.
Reason : It is because of the fact that FSH stimulates the interstitial cells of testis.