Thyroid Gland: Function & Location - Health Channel


Thyroid Gland: Function & Location |

A thyroid is an essential organ sitting in the neck and produces two kinds of thyroid hormone, t3 and t4, affecting every aspect of the body, such as growth, development and protein synthesis, explains Dr. Robert Udelsman, Chief of Endocrine Surgery with Miami Cancer Institute.

He explains with a graphic how the gland works and how the neck connects the whole body functions.

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