thyrotoxicosis

Definitions of thyrotoxicosis
  1. noun
    an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones
    synonyms: hyperthyroidism
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    Antonyms:
    hypothyroidism
    an underactive thyroid gland; a glandular disorder resulting from insufficient production of thyroid hormones
    types:
    Graves' disease, exophthalmic goiter
    exophthalmos occurring in association with goiter; hyperthyroidism with protrusion of the eyeballs
    type of:
    adenosis, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder
    a disorder of the glands of the body
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