of or relating to the thyroid gland.
of or relating to the largest cartilage of the larynx, forming the projection known in humans as the Adam's apple.
- thy·roi·dal, adjective
- thy·roid·less, adjective
- an·ti·thy·roid, adjective, noun
- post·thy·roi·dal, adjective
- pre·thy·roid, adjective
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How to use thyroid in a sentence
PFAS are dangerous because consistent exposure to the chemical is associated with low infant birth rates, thyroid hormone disruption, and even cancer according to the EPA.‘Forever chemicals’ could be lurking in your lipstick | Sara Kiley Watson | June 19, 2021 | Popular-Science
Long-term exposures to PFAS have been associated with health problems that include certain cancers, infertility risks, thyroid disease and weakened immunity.
The health effects of only a few PFAS are well known, but those compounds have been linked to high cholesterol, thyroid diseases and other problems.Many cosmetics contain hidden, potentially dangerous ‘forever chemicals’ | Maria Temming | June 15, 2021 | Science News
From the outside, that medical history added more concern to his thyroid procedure.Jon Lester expects no lingering effects after parathyroid surgery | Jesse Dougherty | March 10, 2021 | Washington Post
Austin-based Everlywell develops at-home testing kits for a range of health concerns, including thyroid issues, allergies and food sensitivity.Everlywell raises $75M from HealthQuest Capital following its recent $175M Series D round | Darrell Etherington | January 15, 2021 | TechCrunch
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 | THE 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 | THE 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 | THE 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 | THE DAILY BEAST
Shows the thyroid cartilage above and the cricoid below both viewed from the side.
Showing the parts indicated above; and of these the crico-thyroid muscle is to be especially observed.
It is situated below the thyroid cartilage, with which it is connected by a membrane, the crico-thyroid.
To this last statement the thyroid and cricoid cartilages and the epiglottis are exceptions, being single.
Diagram showing action of crico-thyroid muscle, stretching of the vocal cords, and lengthening of them.
British Dictionary definitions for thyroid
of or relating to the thyroid gland
of or relating to the largest cartilage of the larynx
See thyroid gland
Also: thyroid extract the powdered preparation made from the thyroid gland of certain animals, used to treat hypothyroidism
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Cultural definitions for thyroid
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