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Hashimoto's disease

División en sílabas: Ha·shi·mo·to's dis·ease
Pronunciación: /ˌhaSHiˈmōdōz diˌzēz
 
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Definición de Hashimoto's disease en inglés:

sustantivo

An autoimmune disease causing chronic inflammation and consequential failure of the thyroid gland.
Example sentences
  • In the hypothyroidism of Hashimoto's disease there is autoimmune destruction of thyroid follicular cells, leading to underproduction of the hormones and eventually to thyroid failure.
  • She should also rule out an autoimmune disease called Hashimoto's disease, which blocks the release of thyroid hormones, and a pituitary gland problem, because both disorders have symptoms that resemble hypothyroidism.
  • Deborah Doniach was part of a ground-breaking team that showed that Hashimoto's disease of the thyroid was caused by autoimmunity.

Origen

1930s: named after Hakaru Hashimoto (1881–1934), Japanese surgeon.

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