Thyroid Gland


Engelsk definition

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.

Svenska synonymer


Engelska synonymer

Gland, Thyroid Glands, Thyroid Thyroid Glands Thyroid Thyroids