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Thyroid

thyroid

A butterfly-shaped endocrine gland in the neck that is found on both sides of the trachea (windpipe). It secretes the hormone thyroxine which controls the rate of metabolism.


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heart failure

... the appropriate box. Each phrase may only be used once. a. Breathlessness (reduces the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood) b. An overactive thyroid gland (increases the metabolic demand by the tissues.) c. Stenosis of the mitral valve (causes damage to heart muscle.) d. Diabetes (is associated ...

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by zak
Fri Nov 22, 2013 6:44 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: heart failure
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what causes us to breathe

... the appropriate box. Each phrase may only be used once. a. Breathlessness (reduces the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood) b. An overactive thyroid gland (increases the metabolic demand by the tissues.) c. Stenosis of the mitral valve (causes damage to heart muscle.) d. Diabetes (is associated ...

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by zak
Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:20 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: what causes us to breathe
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Re: Home Work Question

... for my engineer exam: Is albumin the main sterol transporter? I tend to say no, but I' not sure. For all I think I know, albumin transports thyroid hormones, but as to sterols, I have no idea...

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by AlbuminFred
Mon Jun 24, 2013 1:06 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home Work Question
Replies: 12
Views: 2645

Re: Stomach bloating and weight gain

... basketball. I was told that it was due to abdominal gas and that was it. My test results came back that everything was normal. No problems with my thyroid. Every time I eat or drink anything, no matter how small it is, I feel like I have eaten a basket ball. It is very saddening. I get no support ...

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by Pumbaa2
Thu Oct 25, 2012 5:38 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
Replies: 451
Views: 2542457

Book recommendation for exam

... features of egg-laying mammals, pouched-mammals, aquatic mammals and primates; endocrine glands and other hormone producing structures (pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, pancreas, gonads) and their interrelationships. 18. Comparative functional anatomy of various systems of vertebrates ...

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by bertstare
Sun Oct 21, 2012 2:19 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Book recommendation for exam
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