hypothyroidism

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

Antonyms:
hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis
an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones
Types:
myxedema, myxoedema
hypothyroidism marked by dry skin and swellings around lips and nose as well as mental deterioration
cretinism
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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