a polypeptide hormone that participates in the regulation of calcium levels in vertebrates by inhibiting loss of calcium from bone to the blood.
a hormone secreted by the thyroid that inhibits the release of calcium from the skeleton and prevents a build-up of calcium in the blood Also called thyrocalcitonin Compare parathyroid hormone
A peptide hormone secreted by the thyroid gland that stimulates bone formation and lowers blood calcium and phosphate levels.


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