CALCITONIN

A hormone produced by the thyroid gland that controls levels of calcium and phosphate. See calcium regulation.

CALCITONIN: "Calcitonin helps the bone tisue absorb calcum and phospherous from the blood."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CALCITONIN," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/calcitonin-2/ (accessed November 12, 2019).
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