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An international group of renowned thyroidologists have contributed to this text, which is designed to summarize current knowledge of both basic and clinical thyroidology for laboratory and clinical investigators as well as advanced students.
The first section reviews thyroid anatomy, biochemistry, physiology, and the actions and metabolism of the secreted hormones. The material is presented in great depth, but much of the discussion concerns basic data derived from experimental animals rather than from humans; however, the relevance of the animal work to human physiology is discussed and studies in humans are highlighted. The chapter on the transport and metabolism of
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The Thyroid Gland.. Ann Intern Med. 1981;94:288. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-94-2-288_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;94(2):288.
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