Definition of thyrotoxicosis in English:

thyrotoxicosis

Line breaks: thyro|toxi¦cosis
Pronunciation: /ˌθʌɪrəʊˌtɒksɪˈkəʊsɪs
 
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noun

  • another term for hyperthyroidism.
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    • This mechanism is thought to be important in some forms of laxative abuse, diabetic diarrhoea, and thyrotoxicosis.
    • Clinical hyperthyroidism, also called thyrotoxicosis, is caused by the effects of excess thyroid hormone and can be triggered by different disorders.
    • Too much hormone production, for a variety of reasons, many of which are still unknown, and you get hyperthyroidism, also called thyrotoxicosis.

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