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Which endocrine glands are controlled by the secretion of other glands.

Endocrine glands are controlled by the secretion of other glands in the following way:

Hypothalamus controls the secretion of the hormones of the pituitary glands. Hormone like Gonadotrophin releasing hormone (GnRH) Thyroid stimulating hormone releasing hormone (TSH-RH) regulates the pituitary hormones like Growth hormone (GH) and TSH respectively. 

The pituitary gland hormones regulate the secretion of the hormones of the other glands. Pituitary secretes hormones like
i. TSH -Thyroid stimulating hormone which acts on thyroid glands.
ii.  ACTH-Adrenocorticotropic hormones which act on the adrenal gland.
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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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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 largest endocrine gland.

Thyroid gland.
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