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Regarding thyroid gland - choose the incorrect option :


( A ) Thyroid hormones play an important role in the regulation of the basal metabolic rate.
( B ) Follicular cells of thyroid gland also secretes a protein hormone called thyrocalcitonin which regulates the blood calcium levels.
( C ) Thyroid hormones support the process of red blood cell formation.
( D ) Thyroid hormones control the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and fats.
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(B) is the right answer.

Thyroid hormones play an important role in the regulation of the basal metabolic rate. These hormones also support the process of red blood cell formation. Thyroid hormones control the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. Maintenance of water and electrolyte balance is also influenced by thyroid hormones. (Parafollicular cells or C cells of thyroid gland secretes) Thyroid gland also secretes a protein hormone called thyrocalcitonin (TCT) which regulates the blood calcium levels.
answered Apr 3, 2014 by pady_1
 
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