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1. thyrotoxicosis

noun. an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones.

Synonyms

  • glandular disease
  • exophthalmic goiter
  • exophthalmos
  • Graves' disease
  • adenosis
  • gland disease
  • glandular disorder

Antonyms

  • hyperthyroidism
  • hyperparathyroidism
  • hypoparathyroidism
  • cretinism

Etymology

  • thyro- (English)
  • toxicosis (English)

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Example sentences of the word thyrotoxicosis


1. Noun, singular or mass
Elevated thyroid is also called hyperthyroidism and thyrotoxicosis, and is an uncommon medical condition that occurs more often in women than men.

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