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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Célula folicular de la tiroides

Thyroid follicular cell (THY-royd fuh-LIH-kyoo-ler sel)
A type of cell in the thyroid. Thyroid follicular cells make thyroid hormone.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.