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Definitions for thyrotoxicosis
ˌθaɪ roʊˌtɒk sɪˈkoʊ sɪsthy·ro·tox·i·co·sis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosisnoun

    an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones


  1. thyrotoxicosisnoun

    The medical condition caused by the state of raised levels of thyroid hormone.


  1. thyrotoxicosis

    Thyrotoxicosis is a medical condition characterized by increased levels of thyroid hormones in the body, causing a variety of symptoms such as rapid heart rate, weight loss, excess sweating, nervousness and irritability. This condition is usually caused by overactivity of the thyroid gland. Different conditions, like Graves' disease, toxic adenomas, thyroiditis, or excessive intake of thyroid hormones, can lead to thyrotoxicosis.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Thyrotoxicosis

    A hypermetabolic syndrome caused by excess THYROID HORMONES which may come from endogenous or exogenous sources. The endogenous source of hormone may be thyroid HYPERPLASIA; THYROID NEOPLASMS; or hormone-producing extrathyroidal tissue. Thyrotoxicosis is characterized by NERVOUSNESS; TACHYCARDIA; FATIGUE; WEIGHT LOSS; heat intolerance; and excessive SWEATING.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thyrotoxicosis in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thyrotoxicosis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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