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Definition of Thyroid


  1. Shaped like an oblong shield; shield-shaped; as, the thyroid cartilage.
  2. Of or pertaining to the thyroid body, thyroid cartilage, or thyroid artery; thyroideal.

Thyroid Quotations

I saw a woman wearing a sweatshirt with Guess on it. I said, Thyroid problem?
Arnold Schwarzenegger

New York, the nation's thyroid gland.
Christopher Morley

I don't have a thyroid anymore. I had radioactive iodine treatment, which destroyed my thyroid. I take medication every day.
Gail Devers

I was diagnosed with Graves' disease, an illness of the thyroid gland. Instead of surgery, I was given radiation treatment.
Gail Devers

I want people to know that blood tests alone won't always detect thyroid disease. My blood panels were normal. I think a lot more people have this disease than are diagnosed.
Kim Alexis
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Thyroid Translations

thyroid in Italian is ghiandola tiroide
thyroid in Spanish is tiroides
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