thyrotoxicosis

thyrotoxicosis

[thahy-roh-tok-si-koh-sis]
noun Pathology.

Origin:
1915–20; thyro- + toxicosis

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To thyrotoxicosis
Collins
World English Dictionary
thyrotoxicosis (ˌθaɪrəʊˌtɒksɪˈkəʊsɪs)
 
n
another name for hyperthyroidism

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

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.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia

thyrotoxicosis

excess hormone production by the thyroid gland.

Learn more about thyrotoxicosis with a free trial on Britannica.com.

Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;