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1

What detects abnormal levels of thyroid hormones?

Hypothalamus

2

In response to the abnormal thyroid hormone levels, the hypothalamus releases what?

Releases the thyrotropin-releasing hormones (TRH) to the capillaries that link to the anterior pituitary gland

3

The anterior pituitary then releases what?

Thyroid-stimulating hormone
- AKA TSH or Thyrotropin

4

What does TSH stimulate?

Thyroid gland

5

The thyroid gland is made up of follicles that release what?

T3 and T4 into the blood
- idoidine-containing hormone

6

Once T3 and T4 enter the blood what occurs?

Homeostasis is restored