How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"thyro" is from "thura" (door) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "thyroid gland" or "door" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Although each different type of thyroiditis may cause different symptoms, many times they can be quite similar.|
|Our study leads us to confirm that thyrotropic tumors are rare.|