underactive

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Related to underactively: hypothyroidism, Underactive thyroid

un·der·ac·tive

 (ŭn′dər-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
Characterized by insufficient or abnormally low activity: an underactive area of the brain.

un′der·ac·tiv′i·ty (-ĭ-tē) n.

underactive

(ˌʌndərˈæktɪv)
adj
1. not sufficiently active
2. (Medicine) med (of the thyroid or adrenal glands) not functioning at full capacity

un•der•ac•tive

(ˌʌn dərˈæk tɪv)

adj.
insufficiently active: an underactive thyroid gland.
[1955–60]
un`der•ac•tiv′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.underactive - abnormally inactiveunderactive - abnormally inactive      
inactive - not active physically or mentally; "illness forced him to live an inactive life"; "dreamy and inactive by nature"