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[thyro- + -oid]
1. The thyroid gland. SEE: thyroid gland 2. The cleaned, dried, and powdered thyroid gland of animals; thyroid extract. Thyroid extract, because of its unpredictable potency, is used only rarely to treat hypothyroidism and goiter.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Thyroid." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765203/all/lingual_thyroid.
Thyroid. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765203/all/lingual_thyroid. Accessed June 19, 2019.
Thyroid. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765203/all/lingual_thyroid
Thyroid [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 June 19]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/765203/all/lingual_thyroid.
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