Definition of thyrotoxicosis in English:

thyrotoxicosis

Syllabification: thy·ro·tox·i·co·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌTHīrōˌtäksiˈkōsis
 
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noun

another term for hyperthyroidism.
More example sentences
  • 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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