parafollicular

adjective

para·​fol·​lic·​u·​lar -fə-ˈlik-yə-lər How to pronounce parafollicular (audio)
: located in the vicinity of or surrounding a follicle
parafollicular cells of the thyroid

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“Parafollicular.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/parafollicular. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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