thyroaplasia

[ thī′rō-ə-plāzhə ]

n.

Defective development of the thyroid gland and deficiency of its secretion.

Nearby words

  1. thyratron,
  2. thyristor,
  3. thyro-,
  4. thyroactive,
  5. thyroadenitis,
  6. thyroarytenoid,
  7. thyroarytenoid muscle,
  8. thyrocalcitonin,
  9. thyrocardiac disease,
  10. thyrocele


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