Synonyms

1. 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

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Rhymes with Thyroid Cartilage

2. cartilage

noun. ['ˈkɑːrtələdʒ, ˈkɑːrtəlɪdʒ'] tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults.

Synonyms

  • semilunar cartilage
  • fibrocartilage
  • hyaline cartilage
  • cartilaginous structure
  • arytenoid cartilage
  • gristle
  • Adam's apple
  • collagen
  • matrix
  • intercellular substance
  • ground substance
  • arytaenoid
  • animal tissue
  • meniscus
  • arytenoid

Antonyms

  • cortex

Etymology

  • cartilage (French)
  • cartilago (Latin)

3. thyroid

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

Synonyms

  • endocrine gland
  • endocrine
  • thyroid gland

Etymology

  • θυρεοειδής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. thyroid

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

Etymology

  • θυρεοειδής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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