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thyrotoxicosis

[thahy-roh-tok-si-koh-sis] /ˌθaɪ roʊˌtɒk sɪˈkoʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; thyro- + toxicosis
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British Dictionary definitions for thyrotoxicosis

thyrotoxicosis

/ˌθaɪrəʊˌtɒksɪˈkəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
another name for hyperthyroidism
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thyrotoxicosis in Medicine

thyrotoxicosis thy·ro·tox·i·co·sis (thī'rō-tŏk'sĭ-kō'sĭs)
n.
A toxic condition resulting from excessive amounts of thyroid hormones in the body, as that occurring in hyperthyroidism.

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Encyclopedia Article for thyrotoxicosis

hyperthyroidism

excess hormone production by the thyroid gland.

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