thyroiditis

[thahy-roi-dahy-tis]

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the thyroid gland.

Nearby words

  1. thyroid storm,
  2. thyroid suppression test,
  3. thyroid-stimulating hormone,
  4. thyroid-stimulating hormone stimulation test,
  5. thyroidectomy,
  6. thyroliberin,
  7. thyromegaly,
  8. thyronine,
  9. thyroparathyroidectomy,
  10. thyroprival

Origin of thyroiditis

First recorded in 1880–85; thyroid + -itis

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British Dictionary definitions for thyroiditis

thyroiditis

noun

inflammation of the thyroid gland
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Medicine definitions for thyroiditis

thyroiditis

[thī′roi-dītĭs]

n.

Inflammation of the thyroid gland.thyroadenitis

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