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thyroid

1. of or relating to the thyroid gland
2. of or relating to the largest cartilage of the larynx
4. the powdered preparation made from the thyroid gland of certain animals, used to treat hypothyroidism
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thyroid

[′thī‚rȯid]
(pharmacology)
Dried and powdered thyroid gland which contains about 0.2% iodine in combination, especially as thyroxine, and is used therapeutically in the treatment of thyroid deficiencies.
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Untreated thyroid disease raises the risk for heart problems because LDL ("bad cholesterol") levels tend to rise in people with the condition.
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While American Thyroid Association guidelines call for screening everyone for thyroid disease starting at age 35 and every five years thereafter, the American Academy of Clinical Endocrinologists recommends screening for certain high-risk groups, such as men and women over age 60 and those with a personal or family history of thyroid disease, among others.
No overt thyroid disease was found in this group (p-value <0.
A possible association between the clinical severity of OLP and the titer of serum TPOAb in OLP patients with thyroid disease was determined using serum IL-8 level as an indicator in the present study.
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The machine will be used to diagnose and treat thyroid disease, which in the past was only done through taking blood tests.