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 Gland

  • misunderstand
  • vallegrande
  • understand
  • withstand
  • meadowland
  • lefthand
  • unplanned
  • righthand
  • marchand
  • firsthand
  • expand
  • disband
  • bourland
  • unmanned
  • strande
  • strand
  • remand
  • outmanned
  • offhand
  • laband
  • hoiland
  • fernand
  • demand
  • deland
  • command
  • stand
  • spanned
  • scanned
  • planned
  • grande

Sentences with thyroid-gland


1. Noun Phrase
Additionally, the pituitary gland stimulates the thyroid gland, which has important roles in metabolism.

2. Noun Phrase
The thyroid gland is composed of two glands that lie on each side of a bird’s throat.

3. Noun Phrase
In severe cases, treatment may include removal or partial removal of the thyroid gland.

4. Noun Phrase
Hyperthyroidism is a condition in which your thyroid gland makes too much thyroid hormone.

2. thyroid

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

Synonyms

  • endocrine gland
  • endocrine
  • thyroid gland

Etymology

  • θυρεοειδής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. thyroid

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

Etymology

  • θυρεοειδής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. gland

noun. ['ˈglænd'] any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream.

Synonyms

  • exocrine gland
  • green gland
  • acinus
  • ductless gland
  • organ
  • endocrine gland
  • secreter
  • duct gland
  • sericterium
  • endocrine
  • secretory organ
  • silk gland
  • serictery
  • secretor

Antonyms

  • receptor
  • exocrine

Etymology

  • glans (Latin)
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