Meaning of thyroid
Pronunciation: (thī'roid), [key]
- of or pertaining to the thyroid gland.
- of or pertaining to the largest cartilage of the larynx, forming the projection known in humans as the Adam's apple.
- the thyroid cartilage. See diag. under
- an artery, vein, etc., in the thyroid region.
- a preparation made from the thyroid glands of certain animals, used in treating hypothyroid conditions.
- thyroid (Thesaurus)