thyroptosis

[ thī′rŏp-tōsĭs ]

n.

Downward placement of the thyroid gland.

Nearby words

  1. thyromegaly,
  2. thyronine,
  3. thyroparathyroidectomy,
  4. thyroprival,
  5. thyroprivia,
  6. thyrosis,
  7. thyrotome,
  8. thyrotomy,
  9. thyrotoxic,
  10. thyrotoxic crisis


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