The Thyroid Gland and Its Functions

The Thyroid Gland and Its Functions The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ that is located in the front part of the neck, behind the trachea. It is approximately two inches wide and weighs 20 to 60 grams. The purpose of the Thyroid is to produce hormones that are important for metabolism, growth, and skeletal … Continue reading The Thyroid Gland and Its Functions