Definition of Thyroids

1. Noun. (plural of thyroid) ¹



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Definition of Thyroids

1. thyroid [n] - See also: thyroid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thyroids

thyroid vein
thyroid veins
thyroidal
thyroidal articular surface of cricoid
thyroidally
thyroidea
thyroidea accessoria
thyroideal
thyroidectomies
thyroidectomy
thyroidism
thyroiditis
thyroiditises
thyroidology
thyroidotomy
thyroids (current term)
thyrointoxication
thyrolaryngeal
thyroliberin
thyroliberin pyroglutamylpeptidase
thyrolingual
thyrolingual cyst
thyrolingual duct
thyrolytic
thyromegaly
thyronine
thyronines
thyropalatine
thyroparathyroidectomy
thyropathy

Literary usage of Thyroids

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1. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"From this point of view the active substances formed in the thyroids, adrenal glands, etc., may all be classified as specific hormones. ..."

2. A Text-book of physiology for medical students and physicians by William Henry Howell (1913)
"From this point of view the active substances formed in the thyroids, adrenal glands, etc., may all be classified as specific hormones. ..."

3. American Journal of Physiology by American Physiological Society (1887- ). (1913)
"Sheep thyroids are subject to great variation in size. ... Steer's thyroids are larger than cow's, this variation in size b ing a constant factor; ..."

4. Transactions of the American Pediatric Society by American Pediatric Society (1897)
"THE USE OF thyroids IN DISEASES OTHER THAN CRETINISM. BY HENRY KOPLIK, MD, New York. It is rather the object of this paper to place on record the use of ..."

5. Diseases of the Liver by Alexander Leslie Blackwood (1907)
"The parathyroids are four small bodies, two on each side, which lie laterally and posteriorly to the thyroids. They are not always in pairs. ..."

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