Give the name of the endocrine gland that produces calcitonin

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#1

Give the name of the endocrine gland that produces calcitonin and also mention the role played by this hormone.


#2

Calcitonin (CT) or thyrocalcitonin hormone is produced by thyroid glands. It is hypocalcaemic and hypophosphatemic peptide hormone, which checks excess plasma $c{{a}^{2+}}$and phosphate by decrease mobilisation from bones.