Out of the following, what could be the reason for dwarfism?
A. Excessive production of growth hormone
B. Reduced production of growth hormone
C. Moderate production of growth hormone
D. There are other causes

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Answer: Option B
: B

One of the main hormones produced by pituitary is the growth hormone. This hormone is responsible for growth of the body. Excessive secretion of growth hormone causes gigantism and lack of growth hormone in a developing child causes dwarfism.

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