[ thahy-roh-tok-sik ]

  1. of or relating to a condition caused by excessive thyroid hormone in the system, usually resulting from overactivity of the thyroid gland.

Origin of thyrotoxic

First recorded in 1900–05; thyro- + toxic

Other words from thyrotoxic

  • thy·ro·tox·ic·i·ty [thahy-roh-tok-sis-i-tee], /ˌθaɪ roʊ tɒkˈsɪs ɪ ti/, noun

Words Nearby thyrotoxic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023