food science and gastroinstestinal physiology - 00172

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Examples of the effect of abnormalities in growth hormone secretion on growth. The man at the left displays pituitary dwarfism resulting from underproduction of growth hormone in childhood. The male at the center of the photograph has gigantism caused by excessive
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Unformatted text preview: growth hormone secretion in childhood. The woman at the right is of average height. Figure 18-18 from Sherwood, Lauralee. Human Physiology: From Cells to Systems. 5 th ed. Belmont CA: Brooks/Cole— Thomson Learning, 2004, p. 694....
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