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The hormone which tones up the muscles of a person in times of danger is…

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The hormone which tones up the muscles of a person in times of danger is from the

A. thyroid gland

B. pancreas

C. adrenal gland

D. liver   

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C

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The adrenal gland is well known as the gland that is sensitive to danger. When danger looms, the adrenal glands, which are usually found above the kidneys secret a hormone called adrenaline. This adrenaline is responsible for blood rush, tension, and unusual muscle stimulation.

Now for the right answer to the above question:

  1. A is not the right answer. The thyroid gland, located just below the Adam’s apple, secretes thyroxine which regulates body metabolism…
  2. B is wrong. Pancreas, is the gland that releases insulin and glucagon to regulate blood sugar level.
  3. C is correct. adrenal gland releases adrenaline, the emotional hormone.
  4. D is incorrect. the liver does not produce such hormone.
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  • The first impression that should come into mind when adrenaline is mentioned should be the impression of a tension controlling hormone.
  • The heart starts racing faster, the hairs get straightened and the muscles stimulated to respond to safety.

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/ culled from 2019 JAMB-UTME biology past question 1 /

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