Gross Anatomy of the Thyroid Gland

Gross Anatomy of the Thyroid Gland

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Gross Anatomy of the Pituitary Gland

By the end of this tutorial you will be able to:

- Describe the basic functions of the thyroid gland

- Describe the anatomic location of the thyroid gland in detail

- Locate and describe the anatomic parts of the thyroid gland


Gross Anatomy of the Thryoid Gland

This video covers the gross anatomy of the thyroid gland and discusses its basic functions. At the end of this you should be able to accurately describe it's anatomic location and how the isthmus and lobes of the pituitary interact with one another; as well as where they are located.

Source: Images from Marieb 8th edition