isthmus of thyroid

n.

The central part of the thyroid gland that joins the two lateral lobes.

Nearby words

  1. isthmic,
  2. isthmoparalysis,
  3. isthmus,
  4. isthmus of auditory tube,
  5. isthmus of fauces,
  6. isthmus of uterine tube,
  7. isthmus of uterus,
  8. istle,
  9. istomin,
  10. istria


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