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Why is iodine important for human beings?

asked : 10 months, 10 days ago Biology

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10 months, 10 days ago

Iodine is a chemical element necessary for the proper functioning of the thyroid because it is contained by the hormones produced by this gland. Iodine deficiency creates a type of hypothyroidism known as endemic goiter.
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