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thy'roid gland"



Anat.
a two-lobed endocrine gland, located at the base of the neck that secretes two hormones that regulate the rates of metabolism, growth, and development. Cf. thyroxine, triiodothyronine.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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