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Priyansh
Asked on 1st Dec, 2020

The faulty functioning of an endocrine gland can make a person very short or very tall. This gland is:

(a) thyroid     (b) pineal     (c) adrenal     (d) pituitary

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Balendu Anand
Answered on 2nd Dec, 2020

(d) pituitary.

The pituitary gland secretes a hormone, known as growth hormone (GH) controls the growth and development of the human body. The deficiency of the growth hormone (GH) can make a person very short, while the excess of this hormone can make a person very tall.

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