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thyrotoxic

[ thahy-roh-tok-sik ]
/ ˌθaɪ roʊˈtɒk sɪk /
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adjective Pathology.
of or relating to a condition caused by excessive thyroid hormone in the system, usually resulting from overactivity of the thyroid gland.
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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
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Medical definitions for thyrotoxic

thyrotoxic
[ thī′rō-tŏksĭk ]

adj.
Characterizing the state that is produced by excessive quantities of thyroid hormone.
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