Definitions of hypothyroidism

n an underactive thyroid gland; a glandular disorder resulting from insufficient production of thyroid hormones

hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis
an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones
myxedema, myxoedema
hypothyroidism marked by dry skin and swellings around lips and nose as well as mental deterioration
severe hypothyroidism resulting in physical and mental stunting
Type of:
adenosis, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder
a disorder of the glands of the body

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