The Thyroid Gland

The Thyroid Gland The thyroid is a small butterfly shaped gland in the front of the neck, below the larynx.  It weighs only about 20 g, is about 2 inches in size, and consists of 2 lobes-one on each side of the windpipe. The thyroid regulates the body’s metabolism and calcium balance.  Levels of hormones […]

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