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Thyroid

Introduction: Thyroid

Description of Thyroid

Thyroid (medical condition): There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Thyroid during pregnancy may have...more »

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Thyroid -- Teratogenic Agent:
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Thyroid: A gland located beneath the voice box (larynx) that produces thyroid hormone. The thyroid helps regulate growth and metabolism.
Source: National Institute of Health

Thyroid: located near the base of the neck.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Thyroid: Related Topics

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Thyroid as a Disease

Thyroid: Another name for Thyroid -- Teratogenic Agent (or close medical condition association).
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Thyroid: Related Diseases

Thyroid: Thyroid is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Thyroid (Thyroid -- Teratogenic Agent)

Some of the symptoms of Thyroid incude:

Thyroid: Article Excerpts about Thyroid -- Teratogenic Agent

Thyroid Disease: NWHIC (Excerpt)

The thyroid is a small gland in the neck that takes up iodine from the body to produce hormones that help control the... (Source: excerpt from Thyroid Disease: NWHIC)

What You Need To Know About Thyroid Cancer: NCI (Excerpt)

The thyroid is a gland in the neck. It has two... (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Thyroid Cancer: NCI)

Thyroid Disease: NWHIC (Excerpt)

The thyroid is a small gland in the neck that takes up iodine from the body to produce hormones that help... (Source: excerpt from Thyroid Disease: NWHIC)

What You Need To Know About Thyroid Cancer: NCI (Excerpt)

The thyroid is a gland in the neck. It has two kinds of cells... (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Thyroid Cancer: NCI)

Thyroid as an Organ

Thyroid (organ): Another name for Thyroid gland.

Thyroid (organ): Hormone gland in the neck around the trachea...more »

Thyroid (organ): The thyroid is a small gland in the neck that takes up iodine from the body to produce hormones... (Source: excerpt from Thyroid Disease: NWHIC)

The thyroid is a gland in the neck. It has two kinds of cells that make hormones ... (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Thyroid Cancer: NCI)

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Terms Similar to Thyroid:

Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Thyroid

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Thyroid

The following list attempts to classify Thyroid into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • ductless gland,endocrine,endocrine gland
  • gland,secreter,secretor,secretory organ
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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