athyria

athyria
athy·ria (ə-thiґre-ə) 1. hypothyroidism. 2. complete absence of thyroid function; the concept has largely been replaced by severe hypothyroidism. athyrotic adj

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  • hypothyroidism — Diminished production of thyroid hormone, leading to clinical manifestations of thyroid insufficiency, including low metabolic rate, tendency to weight gain, somnolence and sometimes myxedema. SYN: athyrea …   Medical dictionary

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  • athyroidosis — athy·roi·do·sis (a thi″roi doґsis) 1. hypothyroidism. 2. athyria (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

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