embryology

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sweetpea281
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embryology
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2010-11-27 17:45:18
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head and neck structures
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  1. what is the largest endocrine gland
    thyroid
  2. what regulates the calcium?
    parathyroid gland
  3. the thyroid gland has no _____ it secretes directly into the bloodstream
    ducts
  4. the thyroid produces ____ which stimulates metabolic rate
    thyroxine
  5. what is a sign of a thyroid problem
    gain or lose a lot of weight
  6. the thyroid is covered by a _____ _____ capsule that extends into the gland by way of ____
    • connective tissue
    • septa
  7. how does the capsule extend into the gland?
    with the septa
  8. where is the septa located?
    between the glands
  9. the septa divides the gland into little sections called what?
    follicles
  10. where are the blood vessels and nerves in the thyroid
    in the ct capsule
  11. what does the follicle surround?
    colloid
  12. each follicle has an outside layer of ____ ____ ____ cells
    simple cuboidal epithelial
  13. _____ aids in the production of thyroxine
    colloid
  14. what aids in production of thyroxine
    colloid
  15. where does the thyroid form?
    base of the tongue
  16. the ____ forms at the base of the tongue and migrates through the _____ ____ down to the neck
    • thyroid
    • thyroglossal duct
  17. what is the opening to the thyroglossal duct
    foramen cecum
  18. what is an enlarged thyroid gland caused by a lack of iodine
    goiter
  19. how do we prevent goiters
    iodized salt
  20. t/f the thyroid can get lost when traveling down and can become cystic
    true

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