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Cricothyroid
Cricothyroid Cri`co*thy"roid (-k?-th?"roid), a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining both to the cricoid and the thyroid cartilages.
Sternothyroid
Sternothyroid Ster`no*thy"roid, a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the sternum and the thyroid cartilage.
Thyroid dislocation
Thyroid dislocation (Surg.), dislocation of the thigh bone into the thyroid foramen. Thyroid foramen, the obturator foramen.
Thyroid foramen
Thyroid dislocation (Surg.), dislocation of the thigh bone into the thyroid foramen. Thyroid foramen, the obturator foramen.
Thyroideal
Thyroideal Thy*roid"e*al, a. (Anat.) Thyroid.

Meaning of Thyroid from wikipedia

- The thyroid, or thyroid gland, is an endocrine gland in the neck consisting of two connected lobes. The lower two thirds of the lobes are connected by...
- Thyroid hormones are two hormones produced and released by the thyroid gland, namely triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4). They are tyrosine-based...
- excessive production of thyroid hormones by the thyroid gland. Thyrotoxicosis is the condition that occurs due to excessive thyroid hormone of any cause...
- Thyroid cancer is cancer that develops from the tissues of the thyroid gland. It is a disease in which cells grow abnormally and have the potential to...
- Thyroid disease is a medical condition that affects the function of the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is located at the front of the neck and produces...
- called underactive thyroid or low thyroid, is a disorder of the endocrine system in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone. It can...
- affects the thyroid. It frequently results in and is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism. It also often results in an enlarged thyroid. Signs and...
- Thyroid storm is a rare but severe and potentially life-threatening complication of hyperthyroidism (overactivity of the thyroid gland). It is characterized...
- Wilson's (temperature) syndrome, also called Wilson's thyroid syndrome or WTS, is an alternative medicine concept which attributes various common and...
- Thyroid peroxidase, also called thyroperoxidase (TPO) or iodide peroxidase, is an enzyme expressed mainly in the thyroid where it is secreted into colloid...
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