Hashimoto's disease


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Ha·shi·mo·to's disease

 (hä′shē-mō′tōz′)
n.
An autoimmune disease of the thyroid gland, characterized by goiter, infiltration of the thyroid gland with lymphocytes, and hypothyroidism. Also called Hashimoto's thyroiditis.

[After Hakaru Hashimoto (1881-1934), Japanese physician.]
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Noun1.Hashimoto's disease - autoimmune disorder of the thyroid gland; most common in middle-aged women
autoimmune disease, autoimmune disorder - any of a large group of diseases characterized by abnormal functioning of the immune system that causes your immune system to produce antibodies against your own tissues
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