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what does the thyroid gland do?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Endocrine Gland: It is an endocrine gland which produces thyroxin hormone which controls the metabolism in every cell in the body.It produces 80 to 90% T4 and 10 to 20 %T3. These control rate of metabolism and affect the growth and rate of functions of many cells in the body it is located in the neck. It also controls body's temperature
Answered on Oct 19, 2017
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