Identify the series of events that are initiated when thyroxine levels are low.

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    The thyroid gland produces increased thyroxine when it stimulates the posterior pituitary to secrete its releasing hormones.
    The posterior pituitary stimulates the anterior pituitary, which responds by stimulating the thyroid to secrete TSH.
    The anterior pituitary causes the hypothalamus to secrete TSH, which inhibits the continued production of thyroxine.
    The hypothalamus secretes releasing hormones that cause the anterior pituitary to secrete TSH, which stimulates the thyroid to secrete thyroxine.

asked May 30, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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The hypothalamus secretes releasing hormones that cause the anterior pituitary to secrete TSH, which stimulates the thyroid to secrete thyroxine.
answered May 31, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)

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