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Identify ‘a’ , ‘b’ and ‘c’ in the figure given below.

  1. A- Thyroid, B- Adrenal gland, C- Pancreas
  2. A- Thymus, B- Pancreas, C- Adrenal gland
  3. A- Parathyroid, B- Thymus, C- Pancreas
  4. A- Thymus, B- Pancreas, C- Adrenal gland


Solution

The correct option is D A- Thymus, B- Pancreas, C- Adrenal gland
Thymus gland is located in the thoracic region is a site of maturation of T-lymphocytes. It degenerates with age.

The adrenal gland is located above the kidney. The outer region of the adrenal gland is called cortex and inner is called medulla. The cortex region produces cortisol hormone. 

Pancreas are heterocrine gland. It is both exocrine and endocrine in nature. The endocrine part of the pancreas produces two hormones called insulin and glucagon. These hormones are involved in maintaining the level of sugar in the blood. 

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