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thyroiditis Syllabification: thy·roid·i·tis
Pronunciation: /ˌTHīroiˈdīdəs/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of thyroiditis in English:


Inflammation of the thyroid.
Example sentences
  • Beals also suffered from thyroiditis, an inflammation of the thyroid gland that contributes to fatigue.
  • We conclude that selenium substitution may improve the inflammatory activity in patients with autoimmune thyroiditis, especially in those with high activity.
  • Several researchers have reported possible effects of organochlorinated substances on endocrine autoimmune disorders, including thyroiditis and type II diabetes.
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