thyrotoxic

thyrotoxic

[thahy-roh-tok-sik]
adjective Pathology.
of or pertaining to a condition caused by excessive thyroid hormone in the system, usually resulting from overactivity of the thyroid gland.

Origin:
1900–05; thyro- + toxic

thyrotoxicity [thahy-roh-tok-sis-i-tee] , noun
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thyrotoxic thy·ro·tox·ic (thī'rō-tŏk'sĭk)
adj.
Characterizing the state that is produced by excessive quantities of thyroid hormone.

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