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hy·po·thy·roid·ism

 (hī′pō-thī′roi-dĭz′əm)
n.
1. Insufficient production of thyroid hormones.
2. Insufficient functioning of the thyroid gland.
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hypothyroidism

(ˌhaɪpəʊˈθaɪrɔɪˌdɪzəm)
n
1. (Pathology) insufficient production of thyroid hormones by the thyroid gland
2. (Pathology) any disorder, such as cretinism or myxoedema, resulting from this
ˌhypoˈthyroid n, adj
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hy•po•thy•roid•ism

(ˌhaɪ pəˈθaɪ rɔɪˌdɪz əm)

n.
1. deficient activity of the thyroid gland.
2. the condition produced by a deficiency of thyroid secretion, resulting in goiter, myxedema, and, in children, cretinism.
[1900–05]
hy`po•thy′roid, adj.
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hypothyroidism

an abnormal thyroid condition marked by a low metabolic rate and loss of stamina. — hypothyroid, adj.
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hypothyroidism

Undersecretion of thyroxine, resulting in a very low metabolic rate and sluggish activity, sometimes accompanied by obesity.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypothyroidism - an underactive thyroid gland; a glandular disorder resulting from insufficient production of thyroid hormones
adenosis, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder - a disorder of the glands of the body
myxedema, myxoedema - hypothyroidism marked by dry skin and swellings around lips and nose as well as mental deterioration
cretinism - severe hypothyroidism resulting in physical and mental stunting
hyperthyroidism, thyrotoxicosis - an overactive thyroid gland; pathologically excessive production of thyroid hormones or the condition resulting from excessive production of thyroid hormones
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Translations
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hy·po·thy·roid·ism

n. hipotiroidismo, deficiencia en el funcionamiento de la tiroides.
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hypothyroidism

n hipotiroidismo
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People with an underactive thyroid will need to take thyroid hormone supplements for the rest of their lives, and those with an overactive thyroid will be treated with radioactive iodine or antithyroid drugs which bring the gland under control.
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But experts insisted people with mild underactive thyroid problems should not stop taking their medication and should instead speak to their doctor.
If you are experiencing some, if not all, of these symptoms, you may have an underactive thyroid gland.
According to Dr Geoffrey Mutuma Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid disease) which is the most common thyroid disorder comes up when the gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone.
In addition to an increased likelihood of developing an underactive thyroid from various genetic disorders in the family, there is clearly an aspect of hypothyroidism having a hereditary influence on a patient's likelihood in developing the disorder too," added Dr Moayed.
People diagnosed with an underactive thyroid condition may have to make several changes to their lifestyles to feel well and maintain a healthy weight.
There are different signs of an underactive thyroid such as Fatigue, weight gain, constipation, dry skin, and depression while signs of an overactive thyroid are Irritability, weight loss, rapid heartbeat, thinning hair, bulging eyes, and shaky hands, the health news reports concluded.
People who've suffered an injury to a joint, have an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism), overactive parathyroid gland (hyperparathyroidism), too much iron in their body, or low magnesium are at increased risk of pseudogout.
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