[ hahy-puh-thahy-roi-diz-uhm ]
/ ˌhaɪ pəˈθaɪ rɔɪˌdɪz əm /
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deficient activity of the thyroid gland.
the condition produced by a deficiency of thyroid secretion, resulting in goiter, myxedema, and, when untreated in children, intellectual disability.
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OTHER WORDS FROM hypothyroidismhy·po·thy·roid, adjective
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How to use hypothyroidism in a sentence
Guidelines were developed: hypothyroid was anyone with TSH higher than 5.Treat the Symptom, Not the Measurement|Megan McArdle|November 1, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This is corroborated by a low thyroxine level of 0.6 micrograms percent, which is hypothyroid for wolves.An Experimental Translocation of the Eastern Timber Wolf|Thomas F. Weise
British Dictionary definitions for hypothyroidism
/ (ˌhaɪpəʊˈθaɪrɔɪˌdɪzəm) /
insufficient production of thyroid hormones by the thyroid gland
any disorder, such as cretinism or myxoedema, resulting from this
Derived forms of hypothyroidismhypothyroid, noun, adjective
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Scientific definitions for hypothyroidism
[ hī′pō-thī′roi-dĭz′əm ]
An abnormality of the thyroid gland characterized by insufficient production of thyroid hormone, which can result in a decreased basal metabolic rate, causing weight gain and fatigue. Compare hyperthyroidism.
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