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athyroidism in Medicine

athyroidism

(ā-thīroi-dĭz′əm, ə-thī-)
n.
  1. The absence of the thyroid gland or the suppression of its secretion.
Related formsa′thy•rotic (ā′thī-rŏtĭk, ăth′ī-) adj.
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