lobes of thyroid gland

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lobes of thy·roid gland

the two major divisions of the gland lying on the right and left side of the trachea and connected by the isthmus. A smaller pyramidal lobe is frequently present as an upward extension from the isthmus.
Synonym(s): lobi glandulae thyroideae [TA]
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The removal of skin from swelling in neck revealed two massive lobes of thyroid gland. The right lobe measured 8.10 x 15.0 cm, while left lobe was 5.5 cm x 8.6 cm in size.