Biology Question & Answers
The disease Goitre is caused in persons who do not have in their diet sufficient
|A) calcium||B) sodium|
|C) iodine||D) iron|
Goitre is characterized by the swelling of the neck region. This is due to the enlargement of the thyroid gland which secretes hormone thyroxine. Thyroxine has iodine as an integral part of it. If there is not sufficient iodine in one's diet, the thyroid gland swells up.
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