prethyroid

pre·thy·roid

, prethyroidealprethyroidean (prē-thī'royd, -thī-roy'dē-ăl, -thī-roy'dē-an),
Anterior to or preceding the thyroid gland or cartilage.
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Houssay [36] first discovered that THs treatment could produce a double effect on pancreatectomized dogs in short and long periods: reversible hyperglycemia (prethyroid diabetes) or diabetes (pancreas lesions and irreversible pathogen).
The echogenicity was subjectively analyzed by comparing the intensity of the echoes from the thyroid with those of the sternocleidomastoid and prethyroid muscles.
To correct the hormonal imbalance, we performed a partial parathyroidectomy with a self-implantation of the right lower parathyroid into the prethyroid muscles.
The echogenicity was subjectively analyzed by comparing the intensity of the echoes from the thyroid with those from the sternocleidomastoid and prethyroid muscles.