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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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Moreover the gender differences and lack of health awareness in women folk as another major hurdle in the early diagnosis of thyroidal dysfunction in females.
Typical presentation is of a rapidly enlarging aggressive mass complicated by symptoms like stridor, dysphagia, vocal cord paralysis, neck pain and dyspnea due to rapid extra thyroidal spread9.
These studies have indicated that thyroidal administration was equally effective to induce protein anabolic effect in muscle, liver and kidney of broilers of three different age groups.
The aim was to evaluate CK serum activity in cats with hyperthyroidism and its association with thyroidal hormones and clinical-pathological alterations.
Physical examination revealed 18 x 18 mm left inferior thyroidal mobile nodule.
Thyroidal Effect of Metformin Treatment in Patients With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.
While studies related to malnutrition, growth retardation, and pubertal development retardation were more frequently reported in pediatric patients with SCD (2), (3), studies in gonadal insufficiency, thyroidal disorders, and bone metabolism were conducted with the adulthood and endocrine organ dysfunctions more frequently reported in SCD patients, especially in studies performed at adulthood (1), (2), (3).
Although low T3 syndrome (also known as non thyroidal illness syndrome and euthyroid sick syndrome) was once considered a beneficial adaptive mechanism under conditions of stress (16), several studies have shown that the syndrome has an adverse prognostic impact in various clinical contexts, ranging from chronic heart failure to acute myocardial infarction (17-19).
Seasonal thyroidal activity and reproductive characteristics of Iranian fat-tailed rams.
The purpose of this study was to determine the basal serum levels of the hypophysial, thyroidal, adrenal, and gonadal hormones in patients with BD and evaluate the correlation between BD and disease activity.

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