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Noun: thyroid  'thI,royd
  1. A gland located near the base of the neck
    - thyroid gland
Adjective: thyroid  'thI,royd
  1. Of or relating to the thyroid gland
    "thyroid deficiency";
    - thyroidal
  2. Suggestive of a thyroid disorder
    "thyroid personality"

Derived forms: thyroids

Type of: ductless gland, endocrine, endocrine gland

Encyclopedia: Thyroid