Euthyroid
The state of having normal thyroid gland function. As opposed to hyperthyroid (overactive thyroid) and hypothyroid (underactive thyroid).

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eu·thy·roid (')yü-'thī-.rȯid adj characterized by normal thyroid function
eu·thy·roid·ism -iz-əm n

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adj.
having a thyroid gland that functions normally. Compare hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism.

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eu·thy·roid (u-thiґroid) characterized by euthyroidism.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • euthyroid — eu·thyroid …   English syllables

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