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Discuss about functions of aldosterone and  Cortisol 

1. Aldosterone - 

Functions :

a. Regulates the balance of water in the body. 

b. It stimulates the reabsorption of Na+, water and excretion of K+.

b. It It helps in the maintenance of electrolytes, body fluid volume, osmotic pressure and blood pressure. 


2. Cortisol : 

Functions : 

a. Maintains the cardio-vascular system as well as kidney functions.

b. Produce anti-inflammatory reactions and suppresses the immune response.

c. It stimulates the producion of RBCs. 

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Why is the Parathyroid hormone called hypercalcemic hormone?

PTH or parathyroid hormone is also called hypercalcemic hormone as it increase the calcium level in the blood.
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Name the cells that the thyroid gland is composed of.

The thyroid gland is composed of the following :
i. Follicles
ii. Stromal tissue
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Name the endocrine gland which is H shaped.

Thyroid gland.
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What is goitre?

Goitre is the condition in the the thyroid gland is enlarged and the neck portion becomes swollen .It is due to the deficiency of iodine in our diet which results in the less production and secretion of the thyroid hormones that is hypothyroidism.
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Name the largest endocrine gland.

Thyroid gland.
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