• Question

      Which of the following hormone used as the medication to facilitate childbirth?

      A Oxytocin Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      B Vasopressin Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      C Melanocyte-stimulating Hormone (MSH) Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
      D Prolactin Correct Answer Incorrect Answer

      Solution

      Oxytocin is a peptide hormone and neuropeptide. Oxytocin is used as a medication to facilitate childbirth. It is normally produced by the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalamus and released by the posterior pituitary.

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