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thyroid

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Human
thyroidthy‧roid /ˈθaɪrɔɪd/ (also thyroid gland) noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBHan organ in your neck that produces substances that affect the way your body grows and the way you behave
Examples from the Corpus
thyroidThere may be other causes as well, like a thyroid or blood-sugar problem.Other solid tumors associated with hypercalcemia arise from lung, kidney, liver, cervix, prostate, and thyroid.Will they go away once my thyroid is treated?
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