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what are the hormones produced by thyroid gland? Thyroxin (T4), triiodothyronine (T3), and calcitonin
when is calcitonin released? Calcitonin is released when calcium ion level in the blood rise above a certain set point
what is the function of calcitonin? The function of calcitonin is to reduce the concentration of calcium ions in the blood by aiding the absorption of calcium into the matrix of the bone
what is the effect of increasing the levels of Thyroxine T4 and Triiodothyronine T3? An increase in T3 and T4 leads to an increased cellular activity and energy usage in the body
what is the shape of the thyroid gland? The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland
where is the thyroid gland located? It is located at the base of the neck and wrapped around the lateral side of the trachea
Thyroxin is also called it is also called T4
Why is Thyroxin called T4 It is called T4 because it contains 4 iodine atoms
The adrenal glands are located near which organ ______ kidney
T3 and T4 have a ____ effect on target cells similar
what is the function of thyroxin and triiodothyronine? they influence metabolic rate, growth and development
What is hypothyroidism? this is when the thyroid produces too little hormone
what is hyperthyroidism? this is when the thyroid produces too much thyroid hormone
what are some effects of hyperthyroidism? increases heart rate and blood pressure, and causes weight loss
_____ is needed for the manufacture of thyroid hormone iodine
Thyroid gland secretes _______ which stimulates calcium deposits calcitonin
The hormone primarily responsible for setting the basal metabolic rate and for promoting the maturation of the brain is thyroxine
what are the function of thyroid cells? collection and transport of iodine, synthesis of thyroglobulin and its secrection into the colloid, and the removal of thyroxine from thyroglobulin and secrete the same in circulation

what are the hormones produced by thyroid gland?

when is calcitonin released?

what is the function of calcitonin?

what is the effect of increasing the levels of Thyroxine T4 and Triiodothyronine T3?

what is the shape of the thyroid gland?

where is the thyroid gland located?

Thyroxin is also called

Why is Thyroxin called T4

The adrenal glands are located near which organ ______

T3 and T4 have a ____ effect on target cells

what is the function of thyroxin and triiodothyronine?

What is hypothyroidism?

what is hyperthyroidism?

what are some effects of hyperthyroidism?

_____ is needed for the manufacture of thyroid hormone

Thyroid gland secretes _______ which stimulates calcium deposits

The hormone primarily responsible for setting the basal metabolic rate and for promoting the maturation of the brain is

what are the function of thyroid cells?

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