Aadya D
Asked on 20th Mar, 2021

Name the hormones secreted by the following endocrine glands and specify one function of each:

(a) Thyroid

(b) Pituitary

(c) Pancreas

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Dr Ankita Khemka Dhanuka
Answered on 24th Mar, 2021

(a) Thyroid: It produces two thyroid hormones such as Thyroxine (Tetraiodothyronine)/ T4 and Triiodothyronine/T3.

Function: Triiodothyronine hormone affects physiological processes such as growth, development, and metabolism.

(b) Pituitary: Secretes growth hormone. 

Function: The main function of the growth hormone is to control the growth of the body (bones and muscles).

(c) Pancreas: It secretes the hormones insulin and glucagon to control blood sugar levels throughout the day.