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1

What gland is this in the body?

Adrenal gland 

You can see the three distinctive regions present within it - capsule, cortex and medulla 

2

Name the different aspects of the thyroid gland which have been labelled from 1-4 

1- Colloid 

2- follicle 

3- follicular cell 

4- Parafollicular c cell

3

What iis the phrase used to describe the lymphocytic attack found in type one DM

Lymphocytes causing insulinitis 

4

Normal or not?

This is a normal islet 

5

Which type of diabetes is this and why? 

Type 2 diabetes, can see the amyloid deposits - where the red arrows point in the islet 

6

What do the bigest cells featured in this image contain? ie what hormone 

Its a colloid cell which secretes T3 and T4 upon follicular stimulation 

7

What do the parafollicular cells in the thyroid gland secrete?

Calcitonin 

8

What hormone acts on the follicular cells in the thyroid gland?

TSH acts on the follicular cells to then stimulate the colloid cells to release T3 and T4