folliculi glandulae thyroideae
Definition: 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): follicles of thyroid gland
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