Q. 55.0( 3 Votes )
Match the items o
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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