Q. 55.0( 3 Votes )

Match the items o

Answer :

1 – g


Explanation: Beta cells of Islets of Langerhans present in the pancreas secrete insulin which converts excess glucose into glycogen and store it in the liver.


2 – c


Explanation: Thyroxine is secreted by thyroid gland which regulates the basal metabolism and its oversecretion causes a condition called exophthalmic goitre


3 – h


Explanation: Cretinism is a condition which occurs in children when there is hyposecretion of thyroxine from the thyroid gland. In this condition, a child becomes dwarf and mentally retarded.


4 – f


Explanation: Undersecretion from adrenal cortex causes a condition called Addison’s disease. A person with this condition shows low blood sugar, loss of energy, skin pigmentation, loss of weight, susceptible to infection etc.


5 – e


Explanation: In biological terms, undersecretion of thyroxine can be called as hypothyroidism.


6 – a


Explanation: Myxoedema is a condition which occurs in adults due to undersecretion of thyroxine where a person becomes sluggish and has swelling in his face and hands.


7 – d


Explanation: Adrenaline is secreted by adrenal glands during emergency situation which is accompanied by increased heartbeat, breathing rate etc.


8 – b


Explanation: Cortisone is a glucocorticoid hormone that regulates carbohydrate, lipid and protein metabolism.


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