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enlargement of the thyroid gland. A goiter is not cancerous. A goiter can be associated with normal, elevated (hyperthyroidism) or decreased (hypothyroidism) thyroid hormone levels in the blood.

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Regulation of Gene Activity

... cause diorders or even malfunctioning of body.... eg over production of thyroxine T3/T4 causes myxiodema... and under production cause exopthelmic goiter...

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by sachin
Tue Jan 23, 2007 5:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Regulation of Gene Activity
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Content of Human Blood?

Yes, iod helps us to avoid goiter by synthesize adequate thyroxin. But in this case, we need pure NaCl to make the physiological saline :wink:

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by Dr.Stein
Tue Aug 02, 2005 5:44 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Content of Human Blood?
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