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1. thyroid

noun. ['ˈθaɪrɔɪd'] located near the base of the neck.

Synonyms

  • endocrine gland
  • endocrine
  • thyroid gland

Etymology

  • θυρεοειδής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Thyroid

  • fibroid
  • negroid

Sentences with thyroid


1. Noun, singular or mass
Any substance that disrupts or changes digestion can stop your body from fully absorbing the replacement thyroid hormone.

2. Adjective
Your thyroid gland is located at the base of your throat, in front of your vocal chords.

Quotes about thyroid


1. I told Augustus the broad outline of my miracle: diagnosed with Stage IV thyroid cancer when I was thirteen. (I didn’t tell him that the diagnosis came three months after I got my first period. Like: Congratulations! You’re a woman. Now die.)
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

2. thyroid-stimulating_hormone

noun. anterior pituitary hormone that stimulates the function of the thyroid gland.

Synonyms

  • thyrotrophic hormone
  • hormone
  • thyrotrophin
  • TSH
  • endocrine
  • thyrotropin
  • internal secretion

3. thyroid

adjective. ['ˈθaɪrɔɪd'] of or relating to the thyroid gland.

Etymology

  • θυρεοειδής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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