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Adj.1.butterfly-shaped - shaped like a butterfly
formed - having or given a form or shape
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Even the butterfly-shaped gas flames posed on the ends of the suspended T-bracket burned without a quiver.
The thyroid gland is the butterfly-shaped gland in front of the neck which produces hormones that are important for adequate functioning of the various organs in the body.
Goiter simply refers to an enlarged thyroid gland--a small, butterfly-shaped organ that straddles our windpipe (trachea) just below our Adam's apple.
Her devastated family marked her grave with a butterfly-shaped headstone picked by her only son James, six.
While the signs and symptoms vary, common symptoms include extreme tiredness, headaches, painful or swollen joints, fever, and a butterfly-shaped rash across the cheeks and nose.
A butterfly-shaped rash over the cheeks and the bridge of the nose is especially most visible.
An outdoor nurses' station, featuring a butterfly-shaped canopy, is planned to be built adjacent to the field to house equipment, such as mini-refrigerators and an ice maker, as well as multiple electrical outlets to power kids' medical equipment during their play time.
To get involved with the Butterfly Bake, making butterfly-shaped cakes, cookies or something savoury, visit www.clairehouse.org.uk.
The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the front part of the neck that is made up of two main types of cells.
ISLAMABAD -- The thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland located in humans neck, is responsible for controlling a variety of bodily functions but problems relating to it are most common in women, says a health news on Friday.
1Where DR Hurel explains that the butterfly-shaped thyroid gland lies at the front of the neck and is part of the endocrine system (the system responsible for producing hormones).
She added that the signs and symptoms of lupus might include extreme tiredness, headaches, painful or swollen joints, fever, anemia, swelling in the feet, legs, hands, and/or around the eyes, chest pain, a butterfly-shaped rash across the cheeks and nose, sun or light-sensitivity, hair loss, abnormal blood clotting, fingers turning white and/or blue when cold, and mouth or nose ulcers.