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Thyroid vs. Parathyroid

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Thyroidadjective

(anatomy) Of, relating to, or being the thyroid cartilage.

Parathyroidadjective

(anatomy) Situated near the thyroid gland.

Thyroidadjective

(anatomy) Of, relating to, or being the thyroid gland.

Parathyroidadjective

(anatomy) Pertaining to the parathyroid glands or their extracts.

Thyroidadjective

Suggestive of a disordered thyroid gland.

‘a thyroid personality’;

Parathyroidnoun

The parathyroid gland.

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Thyroidnoun

(anatomy) thyroid cartilage.

Parathyroidnoun

A parathyroid hormone.

Thyroidnoun

(anatomy) thyroid gland.

Parathyroidnoun

any one of four endocrine glands situated above or within the thyroid gland

Thyroidnoun

(medicine) An extract prepared from the thyroid gland of animals and used in treating deficiency of thyroid hormones.

Thyroidadjective

Shaped like an oblong shield; shield-shaped; as, the thyroid cartilage.

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Thyroidadjective

Of or pertaining to the thyroid body, thyroid cartilage, or thyroid artery; thyroideal.

Thyroidnoun

located near the base of the neck

Thyroidadjective

of or relating to the thyroid gland;

‘thyroid deficiency’; ‘thyroidal uptake’;

Thyroidadjective

suggestive of a thyroid disorder;

‘thyroid personality’;

Thyroid

The thyroid, or thyroid gland, is an endocrine gland in vertebrates. In humans it is in the neck and consists of two connected lobes.

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