6. What are sex hormones? Why are they named so? State their function.
Sex Hormone- These are chemical substances produced by the sex organs of males and females.examples- Testosterone is a male sex hormone produced by the testis and estrogen is a female sex hormone produced by the ovary.
These hormones are secreted from humans sex organs and they tend to affect the sexual features of the organism. This is the reason, they are names sex hormones.
Functions of sex hormones-