thyroid patients used to be given thyroid hormone until their symptoms stopped.
Of the roughly 360,000 children, there were 44 suspected cases of thyroid cancer.
To this day, I take a half grain of thyroid—and an occasional Raisinet.
PCBs have been shown to have chronically toxic effects on the thyroid, stomach, liver, kidneys, and immune system.
Her mother died of thyroid cancer just two weeks into her freshman year.
It is situated below the thyroid cartilage, with which it is connected by a membrane, the crico-thyroid.
What, then, is the nature of the thyroid gland in Ammocœtes?
These are the thymus and thyroid glands, apparently vestigial structures.
But the gland which in this connection is of first importance is the thyroid.
The spleen, the thyroid, the suprarenal glands have taken on a new significance.
1690s (in reference to both the cartilage and the gland), from Greek thyreoiedes "shield-shaped" (in khondros thyreoiedes "shield-shaped cartilage," used by Galen to describe the "Adam's apple" in the throat), from thyreos "oblong, door-shaped shield" (from thyra "door") + -eides "form, shape" (see -oid). The noun, short for thyroid gland, is recorded from 1849.
thyroid thy·roid (thī'roid')
The thyroid gland.
The thyroid cartilage.
A powdered preparation of the thyroid gland of certain domestic animals, used in the treatment of cretinism and myxedema, in certain cases of obesity, and in skin disorders.