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      • What is the major hormone secreted by the parathyroid gland?
      • Parathyroid hormone (PTH)
      • 100.0%
      • The [...] glands are embeded in the thyroid gland.
      • parathyroid
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      • PTH is secreted by the [...] cells of the parathyroid glands.
      • chief
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      • PTH is secreted by the chief cells of the [...] glands.
      • parathyroid
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      • Low levels of Ca2+ in the plasma [...]-regulate the secretion of PTH from the parathyroid glands.
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      • 95.7%
      • High levels of Ca2+ in the plasma [...]-regulate the secretion of PTH from the parathyroid glands.
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      • Where are the parathyroid glands found?
      • Embeded in the lateral lobes of the thyroid
      • 91.3%
      • What chemical class does the parathyroid hormone belong to?
      • Peptide
      • 82.6%
      • What are the 2 types of cells found in the parathyroid gland?
      • Chief/principal (secrete PTH)
        Eosinophilic oxyphil cells (unknown function)
      • 56.5%
      • How are the Chief/principal cells of the parathyroid glands organized?
      • Irregular cords around blood vessels
      • 47.8%