What are Testes and what functions they performs


The testes are present in human male. They performs important role in secreting testosterone.Testes also produce inhibin. It inhibit the secretion of FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone).'

Functions of Testosterone:-

  1. It acts with LH (Luteinizing Hormone) and FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormonehormones and stimulate the production of spermatogenesis.

  2. The testosterone is necessary for the maintenance and growth of  male sex organs.

  3. Testosterone promotes the development and maintenance of sexual behavior.

  4. Testosterone also stimulates the development of facial and pubic hairs in humans. It also enlarged the larynx.

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