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Poor skeletal growth occurs due to the deficiency of ________


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Growth hormone:

  1. The anterior lobe of the pituitary gland releases the peptide hormone known as growth hormone (GH). :
  2. Practically all physiological tissues, including bone, are encouraged to grow by it.
  3. It is secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland.
  4. Almost all physiological tissues, including bone, are facilitated by it.
  5. One to two milligrams of the hormone GH are released every day by somatotrophs, anterior pituitary cells that produce and secrete the hormone. Levels of the hormone steadily rise from infancy and peak throughout puberty.

Final answer: Poor skeletal growth occurs due to the deficiency of the growth hormone


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