thyroid cell


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Related to thyroid cell: Thyroid epithelial cell, Thyroid gland cell

thyroid cell

Any cell characteristic of the thyroid gland, but usually referring to a thyroid follicular cell.
See also: cell
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Although BIP activation has been shown in thyroid cells, no difference was found in our study in anti-BIP levels between our HT subgroups and the control group.
The majority of nodules are benign discrete clumps of thyroid cells, which don't function like normal thyroid tissue.
Increased synthesis, release of thyroid hormone from thyroid cells, or binding capacity of plasma proteins such as TBG may contribute to elevation in the level of total serum [T.
Most cases of hypothyroidism occur when the immune system attacks thyroid cells, damaging them so they don't make enough thyroid hormone.
Prolonged stimulation of the thyroid can lead to hypertrophy and hyperplasia of thyroid cells, which can cause thyroid enlargement or goiter.
Selected primer pairs with specificity for thyroid tissue and no reactivity with normal peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs) were further tested to evaluate the potential for clinical utility on detection of circulating thyroid cells.
The population of cells that lie peripheral to the ridge is a mixture of pharyngeal cells and cells with some characteristics of thyroid cells.
In one woman, several portions of her thyroid gland were composed entirely of male cells that looked identical to normal thyroid cells.
Common thyroid conditions include hyperthyroidism, which develops when the body is exposed to excessive amounts of thyroid hormone; hypothyroidism, which occurs when the thyroid gland produces less than the normal amount of thyroid hormone; Hashimoto's thyroiditis, which is characterized by the body's own immune system producing immune cells and autoantibodies that damage thyroid cells and compromise their ability to make thyroid hormone; goiter, a visible enlargement of the thyroid gland; and thyroid nodules, which can be caused by an overgrowth of normal tissue, fluid-filled cysts, inflammation or a tumor.
US Thyroid Cancer Market: Trends and Opportunities (2015 - 2019) : Thyroid cancer, a type of malignant cancer, initiate from follicular and par follicular thyroid cells.
This activation of the thyroid cells through the auto-antibodies results in the typical Graves' disease hyperthyroidism and respective symptoms.