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Medical Term:

lobules of thyroid gland

Definition

the subdivisions of the lobe of the thyroid gland, consisting of incompletely separated, irregular groups of thyroid follicles (20–40 in number) bound together by delicate connective tissue.

Synonym(s): lobuli glandulae thyroideaeTA

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