thyro-


a combining form representing thyroid in the formation of compound words: thyrotropin.

Nearby words

  1. thymus gland,
  2. thymy,
  3. thyone,
  4. thyratron,
  5. thyristor,
  6. thyroactive,
  7. thyroadenitis,
  8. thyroaplasia,
  9. thyroarytenoid,
  10. thyroarytenoid muscle

Also especially before a vowel, thyr-.

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British Dictionary definitions for thyro-

thyro-

before a vowel thyr-

combining form

thyroidthyrotoxicosis; thyrotropin
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Medicine definitions for thyro-

thyro-

pref.

Thyroid:thyroxine.

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