thyrotoxic


thyrotoxic
Denoting thyrotoxicosis.

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thy·ro·tox·ic .thī-rō-'täk-sik adj of, relating to, induced by, or affected with hyperthyroidism <\thyrotoxic heart failure> <\thyrotoxic patients>
thy·ro·tox·ic·i·ty -täk-'sis-ət-ē n, pl -ties

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thy·ro·tox·ic (thiґro-tok″sik) 1. pertaining to the effects of thyroid hormone excess. 2. affected by thyrotoxicosis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • thyrotoxic — thyrotoxicity /thuy roh tok sis i tee/, n. /thuy roh tok sik/, adj. Pathol. of or pertaining to a condition caused by excessive thyroid hormone in the system, usually resulting from overactivity of the thyroid gland. [1900 05; THYRO + TOXIC] * *… …   Universalium

  • thyrotoxic — adj. pertaining to an excess of thyroid hormones (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thyrotoxic — thy·ro·toxic …   English syllables

  • thyrotoxic — adjective of or relating to or affected by hyperthyroidism (Freq. 1) • Pertains to noun: ↑thyrotoxicosis * * * thyrotoxicity /thuy roh tok sis i tee/, n. /thuy roh tok sik/, adj. Pathol. of or pertaining to a condition caused by excessive thyroid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Thyrotoxic Myopathy — (TM) is a neuromuscular disorder that develops due to the overproduction of the thyroid hormone thyroxine. Also known as hyperthyroid myopathy, TM is one of many myopathies that lead to muscle weakness and muscle tissue breakdown. Evidence… …   Wikipedia

  • thyrotoxic periodic paralysis — a condition in which attacks of sudden weakness and flaccidity occur in patients with thyrotoxicosis, seen most often in Asian males. The attacks last from hours to days; they can be prevented by potassium supplements and subsequent treatment of… …   Medical dictionary

  • thyrotoxic exophthalmos — exophthalmos due to thyrotoxicosis; see also dysthyroid orbitopathy, under orbitopathy …   Medical dictionary

  • thyrotoxic myopathy — weakness and wasting of skeletal muscles, especially in the pelvic and shoulder girdles, accompanying hyperthyroidism …   Medical dictionary

  • thyrotoxic periodic paralysis — recurrent episodes of generalized or local paralysis accompanied by hypokalemia, occurring in association with Graves disease and most often affecting males in the third decade of life; attacks occur especially after exercise or a high… …   Medical dictionary

  • thyrotoxic periodic paralysis — a condition in which attacks of sudden weakness and flaccidity occur in patients with thyrotoxicosis, seen most often in Asian males. The attacks last from hours to days; they can be prevented by potassium supplements and subsequent treatment of… …   The new mediacal dictionary


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