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Thyroid Gland

"Thyroid Gland" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A highly vascularized endocrine gland consisting of two lobes joined by a thin band of tissue with one lobe on each side of the TRACHEA. It secretes THYROID HORMONES from the follicular cells and CALCITONIN from the parafollicular cells thereby regulating METABOLISM and CALCIUM level in blood, respectively.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Thyroid Gland" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Thyroid Gland" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 567 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 48 publications in 2018
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