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Asked by akhileshnarayanan | 16th Nov, 2009, 11:49: PM

Expert Answer:

Deficiency of iodine causes goitre. Our thyroid gland needs iodine in order to make the thyroid hormones T4 (Thyroxin) and T3. If there is not enough iodine in a person's body their thyroid gland will get bigger so that it can produce more hormones.

Answered by  | 18th Nov, 2009, 08:11: AM

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