thyroid bruit

n.

A vascular murmur heard over a hyperactive thyroid gland.

Nearby words

  1. thyrohyal,
  2. thyrohyoid,
  3. thyrohyoid membrane,
  4. thyroid,
  5. thyroid artery,
  6. thyroid cartilage,
  7. thyroid crisis,
  8. thyroid gland,
  9. thyroid hormone,
  10. thyroid stimulating hormone


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