8th Class Science Sample Paper Science Sample Paper-9

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    Name the disease or side effects caused by deficiency of following hormones:                                                 
    (a) Thyroxine        
    (b) Insulin     
    (c) Adrenaline


    (a) Thyroxine is produced by thyroid gland. Its deficiency causes ?goiter? disease.                         
    (b) A person suffers from diabetes, if pancreas does not produce the hormone insulin in sufficient quantities.                                                                                                                       
    (c) Adrenal glands produce hormone adrenaline, which helps the body to adjust to stress, when a person is very angry, embarrassed or worried.        


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