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A Gland W is Located Just Below the Stomach in the Human Body. the Gland W Secretes a Hormone X. the Deficiency of Hormone X in the Body Causes a Disease Y in Which the Blood Sugar Level of a Person Rises Too Much. the Person Having High Blood Sugar is Called Z. (A) Name (I) Gland W, and (Ii) Hormone X. (B) What is the Function of Hormone X? (C) Name (I) Disease Y, and (Ii) Person Z. (D) What Advice Would You like to Give to a Person Who is Suffering from Disease Y Due to Faulty Life-style? - CBSE Class 10 - Science

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A gland W is located just below the stomach in the human body. The gland W secretes a hormone X. The deficiency of hormone X in the body causes a disease Y in which the blood sugar level of a person rises too much. The person having high blood sugar is called Z.
(a) Name (i) gland W, and (ii) hormone X.
(b) What is the function of hormone X?
(c) Name (i) disease Y, and (ii) person Z.
(d) What advice would you like to give to a person who is suffering from disease Y due to faulty life-style?

Solution

  1.  (i) W represents the pancreas. It is located just below the stomach in the human body.
         (ii) X represents insulin, which is secreted by the pancreas.
    1. The function of insulin (X) is to maintain the sugar level in blood.
    2. (i) Y represents diabetes, which is a disease caused by increased blood sugar level.
              (ii) The person Z is known to be diabetic.
    1. A person suffering from diabetes (Y) should control his/her diet, reduce his/her weight and do regular physical exercises. He/she should regularly take proper medication to control the sugar level in blood.
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 Lakhmir Singh Solution for Biology for Class 10 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 2: Control and Coordination
Q: 110 | Page no. 121

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Solution A Gland W is Located Just Below the Stomach in the Human Body. the Gland W Secretes a Hormone X. the Deficiency of Hormone X in the Body Causes a Disease Y in Which the Blood Sugar Level of a Person Rises Too Much. the Person Having High Blood Sugar is Called Z. (A) Name (I) Gland W, and (Ii) Hormone X. (B) What is the Function of Hormone X? (C) Name (I) Disease Y, and (Ii) Person Z. (D) What Advice Would You like to Give to a Person Who is Suffering from Disease Y Due to Faulty Life-style? Concept: Hormones in Animals.
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