Reproductive hormones

The reproductive hormones include estrogen, progesterone, androgens, prolactin, and oxytocin.

The reproductive hormones include:

  • progesterone
  • Prolactin
  • estrogen
  • Oxytocin
  • testosterone

Function of testosterone

The hormone testosterone is responsible for male gender differentiation in human development. Also the development of secondary sexual characteristics such as anatomy, Hair type, development of the larynx (larynx) and the sebum is initiated by testosterone.
Besides, that regulates hormone The development of the Sperm (Spermatogenesis), the prostate (prostate), the seminal vesicles (Seminal vesicle) and the genitals.
Furthermore, testosterone is important for the male ability to procreate or mate and develop the sex drive. In general, this hormone has anabolic ("building up") effect, for example, as shown by a strengthened Muscle building. Certain types of behavior in the central nervous system are also triggered by the hormone. One example is aggressiveness.