Thyroid vs Tonsils - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between thyroid and tonsils
is that thyroid
is (anatomy) the thyroid gland while tonsils
(anatomy) The thyroid gland.
, date = 2013-08-09
, author = Douglas Main
, title = Israel Outlaws Water Fluoridation
, site = live science
, url = http://www.livescience.com/38796-israel-outlaws-water-fluoridation.html
, accessdate = 2013-09-30
The thyroid cartilage.
(medicine) A preparation obtained from the thyroid gland.
- Israel is one of the few countries that widely fluoridates, besides the United States, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand and Australia. Fluoridation, the addition of fluoride to public drinking water supplies to reduce cavities, is the subject of intense controversy, especially outside of the United States. But opposition to the practice, on the grounds that fluoride has adverse effects on the thyroid , brain and bones, and is an unethical form of mass-medication, appears to be growing.
* thyroid cartilage
* thyroid gland
(plural only, nonstandard) The uvula.
* faucial tonsils
* pharyngeal tonsils
* to the tonsils, up to the tonsils