Which one of the following is not the function of placenta? It :

Which One Of The Following Is Not The Function Of Biology Question

Which one of the following is not the function of placenta? It :


(a) secrets estrogen
(b) facilitiates removal CO₂ and waste material from embryo
(c) secrets oxyticin during parturition
(d) facilitates supply of oxyge and nutrients to embryo

Correct Answer:

secrets oxyticin during parturition


Function of placenta – The placenta facilitate the supply of oxygen and nutrients to the embryo and also removal of carbon dioxide and excretory / waste materials produced by the embryo. The placenta is connected to the embryo through an umbilical cord which helps in the transport of substances to and from the embryo. Placenta also acts as an endocrine tissue and produces several hormones like human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), human placental lactogen (hPL), estrogens, progestogens etc.

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Topics: Human Reproduction (101)
Subject: Biology (4253)

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