TITLE

thyroid

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2186
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "thyroid" is presented. It refers to thyroid gland or the cleaned, dried and powdered thyroid gland of animals. Hypothyroidism and goiter are treated with thyroid extract.
ACCESSION #
21248663

 

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