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Which of the following glands is large sized at birth but reduces in size with aging?


A
Pineal
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B
Pituitary
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C
Thymus
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D
Thyroid
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Solution

The correct option is C Thymus
Thymus is a lymphoid gland behind the breast bone. The T-lymphocytes complete their development in the thymus gland. This gland undergoes atrophy at puberty.
So, the correct answer is 'Thymus'

Biology

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