thyrotoxicosis

[thahy-roh-tok-si-koh-sis]

Origin of thyrotoxicosis

First recorded in 1915–20; thyro- + toxicosis
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British Dictionary definitions for thyrotoxicosis

thyrotoxicosis

noun
  1. another name for hyperthyroidism
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thyrotoxicosis in Medicine

thyrotoxicosis

[thī′rō-tŏk′sĭ-kōsĭs]
n.
  1. A toxic condition resulting from excessive amounts of thyroid hormones in the body, as that occurring in hyperthyroidism.
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