gland located at the front base of the neck that secretes the thyroid hormone, found to be necessary for normal fertility.
Near the "Adam's apple;" responsible for secretion of hormone that is involved in regulation of the rate of metabolism.
The thyroid is a two-lobed gland lying at the base of the throat that produces hormones essential for a variety of metabolic processes in the body. The thyroid secretes hormones that control body growth and metabolism. When iodine is ingested, much of it goes to the thyroid gland.
Gland in the neck that makes the thyroid hormones, which are important in controlling metabolism
An organ at the front of the neck responsible for producing thyroxine. The thyroid begins to shrink as we age, slowly decreasing the amount of thyroxine available to the body. Replacing growth hormone may help maintain the integrity of the thyroid.
A vascular organ at the front of the neck consisting of two lobes connected in front of the windpipe. Larger in women than men, it increases in size during pregnancy, secreting the hormones thyroxine into the blood. It is activated by the pituitary thyrotropbic hormone and elaborated with iodine. It is essential to maintain normal body growth during infancy and childhood.
Small, butterfly-shaped organ located in the neck below and in front of the Adam's apple, which produces thyroid hormone.
A hormone-producing gland lying around the upper part of the trachea (windpipe).
A gland located over the windpipe and just below the larynx that produces hormones essential to numerous body processes and to normal body growth in infancy and childhood
This gland in the neck produces the hormone thyroxine, which helps to regulate the bodyâ€™s energy levels.
a gland at the base of the neck that produces several hormones, such as thyroxine and calcitonin.
An endocrine gland whose lobes are lateral to the thyroid cartilage of the larynx.
The master gland of the body. It must be working properly or your body doesn't.
A two-lobed endocrine gland found in all vertebrates, located in front of and on either side of the trachea, and producing the hormone thyroxin.
A gland in the neck that secretes hormones needed to perform certain functions within the body
Gk. thyra, a door] An endocrine gland that secretes iodine-containing hormones (T and T), which stimulate metabolism and influence development and maturation in vertebrates, and cacitonin, which lowers blood calcium levels in mammals.
An endocrine gland which lies in front of the trachea, or wind pipe.
Endocrine gland located on either side of the trachea that produces hormones (thyroxine, triiodothyronine) important in regulating the body's metabolic rate.
An endocrine organ located in the neck that secretes thyroid hormones and calcitonin.
Endocrine gland located in the front base of the neck which secretes hormones essential in regulating early growth, development, and metabolic rate of the body; a dysfunction of the thyroid gland can result in elevated estrogen levels in a woman and can disrupt the reproductive cycle.
An endocrine structure whose two lobes are located on either side of the windpipe; it secretes thyroxin.
A butterfly shaped gland located in the lower neck in the front of and around the windpipe, that secretes hormones that control the body's metabolism.
located near the base of the neck
A two-lobed gland at the base of the front of the neck, which produces hormones that, among other things, are thought to be essential for fertility.
An organ at the front of the neck that releases hormones that regulate body temperature, protein, fat and carbohydrate use and overall metabolism, as well as mental and physical development.
A gland that produces hormones which affect metabolism, growth, and cellular differentiation.
A gland located in the neck which secrets a hormone that regulates body growth and metabolism.
THI-roid GLAND In humans, a gland in the neck that manufactures thyroxine, a hormone that increases energy expenditure. 669
(THI-royd) An endocrine gland located on the anterior side of the neck that secretes hormones involved in growth and metabolism, and maintaining calcium levels in the blood.
Endocrine gland in the neck that produces the hormones thyroxine and calcitonin.
Gland which produces the major hormones of metabolism, thyroxine and tri-iodothyronine. It is situated in front of the larynx. Imbalance of the thyroid might require supplementation of thyroid medication; some common names are Synthroid, Armour, Nature thyroid and Cytomel.
A gland located in the front of the neck below the voice box that plays an important role in metabolism (the chemical processes in the body) and growth; produces thyroid hormone.
an organ at base of the neck that produces thyroxin and other hormones.
Endocrine gland situated in the throat near the trachea, this gland is involved in metabolism/energy production in the body.
A small, butterfly-shaped gland found in your neck just below your Adam's apple. It produces hormones that regulate your metabolism.
A gland located at the front base of the neck which secretes the hormone thyroid which is necessary for normal fertility.
Small butterfly-shaped gland located below the Adam's Apple - controls body's metabolism - sends thyroid hormones to all parts of body, tells body how fast to work and use energy.
An endocrine gland consisting of two lobes, one on each side of the trachea, joined by a narrow isthmus. The thyroid produces two hormones - thyroxine and triiodothyronine - which help to regulate the metabolic rate and the growth process. Thyroid secretion enhances the metabolic rate and enables glucose to be burned in the cells.
The endocrine gland in the front of the neck that produces thyroid hormones to regulate the bodys metabolism.
an organ that is located at the front of the neck and is part of the endocrine system; secretes hormones that are important for normal body growth and metabolism
(THY-royd...) A gland located beneath the voice box (larynx) that produces thyroid hormone. The thyroid helps regulate growth and metabolism.
a large gland situated in the neck. The thyroid gland releases hormones into the blood to control your metabolic rate. Ulcer - break in the skin or mucous membrane of the alimentary tract (mouth stomach intestines rectum) that doesn't heal well and may be associated with inflammation. Vertigo - a disorder in a person's sense of balance. Usually associated with an intense fear of heights.
A large ductless gland in the neck secreting a hormone which regularizes growth and development through the rate of metabolism.
Gr. thyreoeides - sheild form]. An endocrine gland in the throat region which is responsible for controlling metabolism and growth. It is formed from a ventral diverticulum of the endoderm of the pharynx at the level of the second pharyngeal arch.
A gland located in the throat that produces hormones that control metabolism.
A gland that is part of the endocrine system and is located in the neck region. It secretes the hormone thyroxine, which controls the rate of metabolism by the body.
A large gland in the neck. It lies in front and on either side of the windpipe, it secretes thyroxin hormone which regulates growth and metabolism.
A large ductless gland near the trachea, secreting a hormone which regulates growth.
the endocrine gland in the front of the neck that produces thyroid hormones, which regulate the body's metabolism
A gland in the neck that produces thyroid hormone and calcitonin. Thyroid hormone is essential for normal body metabolism and calcitonin controls the level of calcium in the blood.
a gland located below the voice box, or larynx. The thyroid gland produces thyroid hormone, which helps control growth and the rate of energy use in the body.
The thyroid is a primary endocrine gland located below the larynx (voice box). Hormones secreted by the thyroid control the body's metabolism (rate at which the body's cells work). The thyroid also regulates the calcium level of the body. The thyroid requires iodine to fulfill its biochemical role in the body. When insufficient iodine is present in the diet, the thyroid becomes enlarged in its attempts to gather sufficient iodine to maintain normal levels of its hormones. This enlargement of the thyroid is known as goiter.
organ at the base of the neck primarily responsible for regulating the rate of metabolism.
A gland located beneath the voice box in the throat that produces thyroid hormone. The thyroid helps regulate growth and metabolism.
An organ that helps regulate growth and the rate of chemical reactions (metabolism), mainly through the production of thyroid hormone.
An endocrine gland located in the neck, whose hormone thyroxin is important in determining metabolic rate. See also endocrine gland.
The thyroid gland in the throat makes hormones to help control growth and metabolism (the process that turns the food we eat into energy).
A gland located in the lower part of the neck below the Adam's apple.
An endocrine gland in the neck that contains thyroxine and triiodothyronine. It secretes the hormone calcitonin.
A large endocrine gland located in the front and sides of the neck and below the Adam's apple. Essential for the regulation of growth and metabolism.