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Write a note on adrenocroticotrophin hormone, thyroid stimulating hormone.

(1) Adrenocorticotrophin hormone (ACTH) : It stimulates the adrenal gland to release different hormones. It is synthesized and secreted by the anterior pituitary or the pars digitalis region of pancreas. 

(2) Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) : It stimulates thyroid gland to secrete various hormones. It is released by the anterior pituitary.

 

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Name the endocrine gland which is H shaped.

Thyroid gland.
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Name the largest endocrine gland.

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 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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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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