folliculi glandulae thyroideae

fol·lic·u·li glan·du·lae thy·roi·de·ae

the small spheric vesicular components of the thyroid gland lined with epithelium and containing colloid in varying amounts; the colloid serves for storage of the thyroid hormone precursor, thyroglobulin.

thy·roid fol·li·cles

(thī'royd fol'i-kĕlz)
The small, spheric, vesicular components of the thyroid gland lined with epithelium and containing colloid in varying amounts; the colloid serves for storage of the thyroid hormone precursor, thyroglobulin.
Synonym(s): folliculi glandulae thyroideae [TA] .
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