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Thyroid

Thy´roid
a.1.Shaped like an oblong shield; shield-shaped; as, the thyroid cartilage.
2.(Anat.) Of or pertaining to the thyroid body, thyroid cartilage, or thyroid artery; thyroideal.
Thyroid cartilage
See under Larynx.
Thyroid body
(Anat.) an endocrine gland having two lobes, located in the floor of the mouth or the region of the larynx, which secretes two hormones (thyroxine and triiodothyronine) that regulate the rates of growth and metabloism. In man and most mammals it is a highly vascular organ, partly surrounding the base of the larynx and the upper part of the trachea. Cases of hypothyroidism, where the gland is insufficiently active, can be treated by administration of thyroxine or a combination of thyroxine and triiodothyronine.
Thyroid dislocation
(Surg.) dislocation of the thigh bone into the thyroid foramen.
Thyroid foramen
the obturator foramen.
Noun1.thyroid - located near the base of the neck
Synonyms: thyroid gland
Adj.1.thyroid - of or relating to the thyroid gland; "thyroid deficiency"; "thyroidal uptake"
Synonyms: thyroidal
2.thyroid - suggestive of a thyroid disorder; "thyroid personality"
thyroid gland, thyroidal
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