athyroidism

[ ā-thīroi-dĭz′əm, ə-thī- ]

n.

The absence of the thyroid gland or the suppression of its secretion.

Nearby words

  1. athrocyte,
  2. athwart,
  3. athwartships,
  4. athymia,
  5. athymism,
  6. athénienne,
  7. atigi,
  8. atilt,
  9. atingle,
  10. atiptoe

Related formsa′thy•rotic (ā′thī-rŏtĭk, ăth′ī-) adj.


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