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Hormones of Placenta

Placenta is the intimate connection between the foetus and the uterine wall of mother for the exchange of the nutrients. Placenta is a temporary endocrine gland present during pregnancy. It secrets some hormones; like estradiol, progesterone, human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) and human chorionic somatotropin (hCS). Their functions are

  • Estradiol and progesterone have the same actions as in the non pregnant state.

  • However the main function of the placental progesterone is… (217 more words) …

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