how to pronounce thyroid


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thyroid is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of thyroid in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… example of thyroid activity it is just a …”

meanings of thyroid


  1. (anatomy) Of, relating to, or being the thyroid gland.
  2. Of, relating to, or being the chief cartilage of the larynx.
  3. Suggestive of a disordered thyroid gland.


  1. The thyroid cartilage.
  2. (anatomy) The thyroid gland.
  3. An extract prepared from the thyroid gland of animals and used in treating deficiency of thyroid hormones.

thyroid frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word thyroid occurs in english on average 3.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics thyroid can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that thyroid can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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