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MVSAT Dec 2023

Testosterones are secreted by?

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Hint: The gonads (the Leydig cells in the testes in men and the ovaries in women) contain testosterone, while the adrenal glands in both sexes produce a small amount. It's an androgen, which means it promotes the growth of male characteristics.

Complete answer:
Testosterones are produced by gonads or by the Leydig cell in testis in males and ovaries in females in small quantities also produced by adrenal glands. It usually helps in the development of male characters. It is produced in the starts of puberty and ends till age of 30 plays.

Functions of testosterones:
• It plays a role in sex drive and sperm production.
• Its bone muscle mass development of a male and female body
• Fat distribution
• Muscle size and strength
• Red blood cell production

The production of Testosterones commences with the puberty, the pituitary gland in the play brain begins to produce FSH known as follicle stimulating hormone and LH known as luteinizing hormone the LH hormone is responsible for men's testes to produce testosterone cells in the testes are known as Leydig cells which are responsible to produce testosterone in response to the LH

Note: Deficiency of Testosterones can lead to
• Reduced sex drive
• Low sperm count
• Enlarged or swollen breast tissue
• Loss of body hair
• Loss of muscle bulk
• Loss of strength
• Increased body fat