Share this entry

Share this page

euthyroid

Line breaks: eu|thyr¦oid
Pronunciation: /juːˈθʌɪrɔɪd
 
/

Definition of euthyroid in English:

adjective

Medicine
Having a normally functioning thyroid gland: these hormones feedback on the pituitary, resulting in the desired euthyroid steady state
More example sentences
  • This will help the physicians to arrive at an unequivocal diagnosis of thyroid function in patients having euthyroid hyperthyroxinaemia, euthyroid hypothyroxinaemia or euthyroxinaemic hyperthyroidism.
  • At one year, if the patient is clinically and biochemically euthyroid and a thyroid-stimulating antibody level is not detectable, therapy can be discontinued.
  • The reference range for thyroid stimulating hormone, established from measurement in 29 subjects, was used to classify 22 euthyroid subjects as having subclinical hypothyroidism.

Definition of euthyroid in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day Sprachgefühl
Pronunciation: ˈSHpräkɡəˌf(y)o͞ol
noun
intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…