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Match the following:

Endocrine glandLocation of the gland(1) Thyroid gland(A) Below the stomach(2) Pituitary gland(B) Above the kidneys(3) Pancreas(C) Base of the brain(4) Adrenal gland(D) Around the trachea
  1. 1 - A, 2 - C, 3 - D, 4 - B
  2. 1 - D, 2 - C, 3 - A, 4 - B
  3. 1 - D, 2 - B, 3 - A, 4 - C
  4. 1 - A, 2 - B, 3 - C, 4 - D


Solution

The correct option is B 1 - D, 2 - C, 3 - A, 4 - B

Pituitary gland is located at the base of the brain and controls all the other glands.
 The thyroid gland is located around trachea and secretes thyroxine.
The pancreas is located below stomach and secretes insulin and glucagon.
The adrenal glands are present above the kidney and secretes adrenaline.
The diagram below shows the location of the major endocrine glands in our endocrine system.

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