thyroid isthmus
isthmus of thyroid gland i. glandulae thyroideae.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Thyroid isthmus — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = isthmus glandulae thyroideae GraySubject = 272 GrayPage = 1270 Caption = The thyroid gland and its relations. (Isthmus visible at center.) Caption2 = System = MeshName = MeshNumber = DorlandsPre = i 14… …   Wikipedia

  • Thyroid — Infobox Anatomy Name = Thyroid Latin = glandula thyroidea GraySubject = 272 GrayPage = 1269 Caption = Endocrine system Caption2 = Thyroid and parathyroid. Precursor = 4th Branchial pouch System = endocinal jubachina system Artery = superior… …   Wikipedia

  • thyroid gland — n THYROID (1) * * * a large endocrine gland situated in the base of the neck. It consists of two lobes, one on either side of the trachea, that are joined by an isthmus (sometimes a third lobe extends upwards from the isthmus). The thyroid gland… …   Medical dictionary

  • isthmus — [is′məs] n. pl. isthmuses or isthmi [is′mī΄] [L < Gr isthmos, a neck, narrow passage, isthmus] 1. a narrow strip of land having water at each side and connecting two larger bodies of land 2. Anat. a) a narrow strip of tissue connecting two… …   English World dictionary

  • Thyroid — Schilddrüse und Nebenschilddrüsen beim Menschen Die Schilddrüse (lat. Glandula thyr(e)oidea) ist eine Hormondrüse bei den Wirbeltieren. Sie befindet sich bei Säugetieren am Hals unterhalb des Kehlkopfes vor der Luftröhre. Beim Menschen hat sie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • isthmus glandulae thyroideae — [TA] isthmus of thyroid gland: the band of tissue connecting the lobes of the thyroid gland. Called also thyroid i. Isthmus glandulae thyroideae (isthmus of thyroid gland) connecting the two lobes …   Medical dictionary

  • thyroid gland — a large endocrine gland situated in the base of the neck. It consists of two lobes, one on either side of the trachea, that are joined by an isthmus (sometimes a third lobe extends upwards from the isthmus). The thyroid gland consists of a large… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • isthmus — 1. A constriction in the embryonic neural tube delineating the anterior portion of the rhombencephalon, the future metencephalon, form the more rostrally located mesenephalon. 2. SYN: rhombencephalic i.. [G. isthmos] i. of aorta SYN …   Medical dictionary

  • isthmus — n. a constricted or narrowed part of an organ or tissue, such as the band of thyroid tissue connecting the two lobes of the thyroid gland …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • thyroid gland — /ˈθaɪrɔɪd glænd / (say thuyroyd gland) noun a bilobate ductless gland lying on either side of the windpipe or trachea and connected below the larynx by a thin isthmus of tissue. Its internal secretion is important in regulating the rate of… …   Australian English dictionary

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