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Descriptor English:   Thyroid Gland 
Descriptor Spanish:   GlŠndula Tiroides 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Gl‚ndula Tireoide 
Synonyms English:   Gland, Thyroid
Glands, Thyroid
Thyroid Glands
Tree Number:   A06.300.900
Definition English:   A highly vascularized endocrine gland consisting of two lobes joined by a thin band of tissue with one lobe on each side of the TRACHEA. It secretes THYROID HORMONES from the follicular cells and CALCITONIN from the parafollicular cells thereby regulating METABOLISM and CALCIUM level in blood, respectively. 
Indexing Annotation English:   /surg: probably THYROIDECTOMY; inflammation = THYROIDITIS; nodule = THYROID NODULE; /abnorm: consider also THYROID DYSGENESIS; THYROID (USP), a dehydrated extract of thyroid glands is available
See Related English:   Struma Ovarii
Ultimobranchial Body
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   14349 
Unique Identifier:   D013961 

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