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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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