noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1911 hyperthyroidism

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  • thyrotoxicosis — [thī΄rō täk΄si kō′sis] n. [ THYRO + TOXICOSIS] HYPERTHYROIDISM …   English World dictionary

  • thyrotoxicosis — /thuy roh tok si koh sis/, n. Pathol. See Graves disease. [1915 20; THYRO + TOXICOSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • thyrotoxicosis — noun The medical condition caused by the state of raised levels of thyroid hormone. See Also: thyrotoxic, thyrotoxicity, thyrotoxin …   Wiktionary

  • thyrotoxicosis — The state produced by excessive quantities of endogenous or exogenous thyroid hormone. [thyro + G. toxikon, poison, + osis, condition] apathetic t. chronic t., presenting as cardiac disease or as a …   Medical dictionary

  • thyrotoxicosis — n. poisoning of the thyroid gland (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thyrotoxicosis — [ˌθʌɪrəʊˌtɒksɪ kəʊsɪs] noun another term for hyperthyroidism …   English new terms dictionary

  • thyrotoxicosis — thy·ro·toxicosis …   English syllables

  • thyrotoxicosis — n. the syndrome due to excessive amounts of thyroid hormones in the bloodstream, causing a rapid heartbeat, sweating, tremor, anxiety, increased appetite, loss of weight, and intolerance of heat. Causes include simple overactivity of the gland, a …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • thyrotoxicosis — thy•ro•tox•i•co•sis [[t]ˌθaɪ roʊˌtɒk sɪˈkoʊ sɪs[/t]] n. pat Graves disease • Etymology: 1915 …   From formal English to slang

  • thyrotoxicosis — /ˌθaɪroʊˌtɒksəˈkoʊsəs/ (say .thuyroh.toksuh kohsuhs) noun a disease caused by an overactive thyroid gland …   Australian English dictionary

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