thyrotoxic crisis

n.

A sudden worsening of thyrotoxicosis following shock, injury, or thyroidectomy.thyroid crisis thyroid storm

Nearby words

  1. thyroptosis,
  2. thyrosis,
  3. thyrotome,
  4. thyrotomy,
  5. thyrotoxic,
  6. thyrotoxicosis,
  7. thyrotroph,
  8. thyrotrophic,
  9. thyrotropic,
  10. thyrotropin


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