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thyrotoxic

[thahy-roh-tok-sik] /ˌθaɪ roʊˈtɒk sɪk/
adjective, Pathology.
1.
of or relating to a condition caused by excessive thyroid hormone in the system, usually resulting from overactivity of the thyroid gland.
Origin of thyrotoxic
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; thyro- + toxic
Related forms
thyrotoxicity
[thahy-roh-tok-sis-i-tee] /ˌθaɪ roʊ tɒkˈsɪs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
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thyrotoxic in Medicine

thyrotoxic thy·ro·tox·ic (thī'rō-tŏk'sĭk)
adj.
Characterizing the state that is produced by excessive quantities of thyroid hormone.

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