Thyroid Gland Definition

thīroid
noun
A two-lobed endocrine gland found in all vertebrates, located in front of and on either side of the trachea in humans, and producing various hormones, such as triiodothyronine and calcitonin.
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Noun

Singular:
thyroid gland
Plural:
thyroid-glands

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