[ adjective ] of or relating to or constituting a follicle

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(Jacob Robbins et al., "The thyroid-stimulating...)

At the present_time we do not know by what biochemical_mechanism TSH acts_on the thyroid , but for bio-assay of the hormone there are a number of properties by which its activity may be estimated , including release of iodine from the thyroid , increase in thyroid weight , increase in mean height of the follicular cells and increase in the thyroidal uptake of * * f .

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