- thyrohyoid membrane,
- thyroid artery,
- thyroid bruit,
- thyroid cartilage,
- thyroid crisis,
- thyroid gland
Origin of thyroid
Examples from the Web for thyroid
If not, they risk facing complications including osteoporosis, thyroid disease and cancer.
A doctor told her once that she weighed 159 pounds and she was so unconvinced that she was sure it was a thyroid problem.Speed Read: Lena Dunham’s Most Shocking Confessions From ‘Not That Kind of Girl’|Kevin Fallon|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Caloric restriction has also been shown to have an effect on thyroid hormones, specifically T3.When Is It OK to Cheat? The Pros and Cons of Cheat Days|DailyBurn|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yes, Alicia Silverstone just offered to cure your thyroid condition and lower your risk of contracting cancer.From ‘Clueless’ to Clueless: Alicia Silverstone’s ‘The Kind Mama’|Lizzie Crocker|April 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To this day, I take a half grain of thyroid—and an occasional Raisinet.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview|Alex Belth|February 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The thyroid gland lies in the throat and is called the throat sweetbread.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 3|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
A precisely similar condition occurs in many cases where the thyroid gland has been removed for disease.
The alterations of the thyroid, which have been observed by many authors, cannot be described as constant.Histology of the Blood|Paul Ehrlich
It is said that enuresis may be due to a deficiency of the thyroid secretion, and that it can be cured by thyroid extract.The Nervous Child|Hector Charles Cameron
Jones, fancying that he was going to produce the title deeds, felt a little jump at his thyroid cartilage.The Man Who Lost Himself|H. De Vere Stacpoole
Word Origin for thyroid
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.