Mention one function for each of these hormones.


Mention one function for each of these hormones.

(a) Thyroxine

(b) Insulin

(c) Adrenaline

(d) Growth hormone

(e) Testosterone. (CCE 2010, 2013, 2015)


(a) Thyroxine: Regulates metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins, release of energy and body activity.

(b) Insulin: Regulates blood glucose by its absorption in liver, muscles (for formation of glycogen) and individual cells (for metabolic activity).

(c) Adrenaline: For meeting an emergency by increasing heart rate and supply of blood to various concerned organs.

(d) Growth Hormone (GH) or Somatotrophic Hormone: Regulates growth and development of the body through anabolic activity for growth of

bones, muscles and visceral organs.

(e) Testosterone (Male Sex Hormone): Controls changes in body associated with puberty in males (beard, moustache, low pitch voice,

increased growth of bones and muscles).

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