Essays Tagged: "Thyroid Function Test"


PAGE 6HypothyroidismThe thyroid gland is a small endocrine gland, measuring about 2 inches, which is located i ... achea, with the two lobes of the gland being connected by a band of tissue, called the isthmus. The thyroid is made up of small globular sacs, largely composed of follicular cells, which contain the i ... d within the structure of thyroglobulin, which also serves as the storage form of the hormones. The thyroid tissue also has a smaller number of parafollicular cells, which secrete the hormone calciton ...

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