Assertion(A): Excess amount of calcium is regulated by calcitonin.
Reason(R): Calcitonin deposits excess calcium in the blood in bones.
Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A
A is true but R is false
A is false but R is true
Which of the following is the function of parathormone?
Lowers the level of calcium in the blood
Lowers the level of glucose in the blood
Increases the level of calcium in the blood
Increases the level of glucose in the blood
Which endocrine gland secretes hormones that regulate blood sugar level?
Tropic hormones from the anterior pituitary directly affect the release of which of the following?
How do hormones from the thyroid and parathyroid regulate the calcium concentration of the blood?
Calcitonin raises the blood calcium and parathormone lowers the blood calcium level.
Calcitonin lowers the blood calcium and parathormone raises the blood calcium level.
Both parathormone and calcitonin reduce the calcium level in the blood.
Both parathyroid and calcitonin raise the calcium level in the blood.
What is essential for the production of thyroxine hormone by the thyroid gland?
Deficiency of which hormone leads to myxoedema in adults?
Which gland secretes the hormone calcitonin?