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- Parafollicular cells, also called C cells, are neuroendocrine cells in the thyroid. The primary function of these cells is to secrete calcitonin. They...
- hormone (TSH) found circulating in the blood. Calcitonin-producing parafollicular cells are also found along the ba****t membrane of the thyroid follicle...
- follicle, lined with follicular cells (thyrocytes), and occasional parafollicular cells that surround a lumen containing colloid. The thyroid gland secretes...
- thyroid cancer is a form of thyroid carcinoma which originates from the parafollicular cells (C cells), which produce the hormone calcitonin. Medullary tumors...
- Calcitonin is a 32 amino acid peptide hormone secreted by parafollicular cells (also known as C cells) of the thyroid gland in humans, and in many other...
- ultimobranchial body is an embryological structure that gives rise to the parafollicular cells of the thyroid gland. These cells secrete the hormone calcitonin...
- the normal range in order to raise it; calcitonin is released by the parafollicular cells of the thyroid gland when the plasma level of calcium is above...
- cell (F cell, gamma cell) epsilon cell Thyroid gland Follicular cell Parafollicular cell Parathyroid gland Parathyroid chief cell Oxyphil cell Urothelial...
- more active form) in the target tissues. Calcitonin, produced by the parafollicular cells of the thyroid gland in response to rising blood calcium levels...
- calcium receptors in their membranes. The sensors for the second are the parafollicular cells in the thyroid gland. The parathyroid chief cells secrete parathyroid...
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