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What are hormones

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Hormones are the chemical messengers which are directly secreted into blood by ductless glands also known as endocrine gland and act on different distant organs.

Thyroxine is the hormone secreted by the thyroid gland. This hormone regulates the metabolism of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. By regulating the metabolism it provides best balanced growth to the body.


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