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Name the Hormone of the Following Endocrine Gland and Their Function . Thyroid - Science and Technology

Short Note

Name the hormone of the following endocrine gland and their function . 

Thyroid

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Solution

Thyroid- Thyroid gland secretes the hormone, thyroxine (a derivative of amino acid tyrosine). Functions of thyroxine include:

(i) Control of BMR (Basal metabolism rate)

(ii) Control of working of kidney and urine formation

(iii) Regulation of physical, mental, and sexual growth

(iv) Regulation of growth of CNS and bones

(v) Regulation of carbohydrate and fat metabolism

Concept: Co-ordination : B. Chemical control
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Balbharati Science and Technology 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 15 Life Processes in Living Organisms
Exercise | Q 4.2 | Page 178
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