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Aadya D
Asked on 7th Apr, 2021

What are hormones? Name the hormone secreted by thyroid and state its function? 

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Dr Ankita Khemka Dhanuka
Answered on 7th Apr, 2021

Hormones are chemicals that are synthesized by the endocrine glands to control and regulate the activities of certain body cells and organs.
The hormones act as a messenger as well as a regulator.

The thyroid gland secretes Triiodothyronine (T3) and Thyroxine (T4). The function of thyroxine is to control the rate of metabolism of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins in the body.

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