thyrotoxicosis

[ thahy-roh-tok-si-koh-sis ]
/ ˌθaɪ roʊˌtɒk sɪˈkoʊ sɪs /

noun Pathology.


Nearby words

  1. thyrosis,
  2. thyrotome,
  3. thyrotomy,
  4. thyrotoxic,
  5. thyrotoxic crisis,
  6. thyrotroph,
  7. thyrotrophic,
  8. thyrotropic,
  9. thyrotropin,
  10. thyrotropin-releasing hormone

Origin of thyrotoxicosis

First recorded in 1915–20; thyro- + toxicosis

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British Dictionary definitions for thyrotoxicosis

thyrotoxicosis

/ (ˌθaɪrəʊˌtɒksɪˈkəʊsɪs) /

noun

another name for hyperthyroidism
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Medicine definitions for thyrotoxicosis

thyrotoxicosis

[ thī′rō-tŏk′sĭ-kōsĭs ]

n.

A toxic condition resulting from excessive amounts of thyroid hormones in the body, as that occurring in hyperthyroidism.

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