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The head and neck with the thyroid, pituitary gland, TSH, and T3–T4 labeled

View full-sized image Drawing of the head and neck with the thyroid, pituitary gland, TSH, and T3–T4 labeled. Arrows show the direction of TSH from the pituitary gland to the thyroid gland and of T3–T4 from the thyroid to the pituitary gland.
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Drawing of the head and neck with the thyroid, pituitary gland, TSH, and T3–T4 labeled. Arrows show the direction of TSH from the pituitary gland to the thyroid gland and of T3–T4 from the thyroid to the pituitary gland.

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Drawing of the head and neck with the thyroid, pituitary gland, TSH, and T3–T4 labeled. Arrows show the direction of TSH from the pituitary gland to the thyroid gland and of T3–T4 from the thyroid to the pituitary gland.

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The thyroid gland’s production of thyroid hormones (T3 and T4) is regulated by thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), which is made by the pituitary gland.

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