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jod-basedow phenomenon

jod-basedow phenomenon in Medicine

Jod-Basedow phenomenon (yŏd'-)
n.
Induction of thyrotoxicosis in a previously normal individual as a result of exposure to large quantities of iodine. Also called iodine-induced hyperthyroidism.

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