antithyroid

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antithyroid

(ˌæntɪˈθaɪrɔɪd)
adj
acting against excessive thyroid activity
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Adj.1.antithyroid - having the effect of counteracting excessive thyroid activityantithyroid - having the effect of counteracting excessive thyroid activity; "antithyroid drugs"
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Another limitation is lack of thyroid sonography findings in control subjects and incomplete data about antithyroidal autoantibodies due to the retrospective observation.
Secretary SAAP (India) highlighted the goitrogenic/ antithyroidal potential of commonly consumed Indian cyanogenic plant foods and stated that Iodine deficiency does not always cause endemic goitre and Iodine supplementation does not always result in complete eradication of goitre; conversely there are epidemiological and experimental evidences that concomitant exposure to other naturally occurring antithyroid agents magnify the severity of goitre.
The diagnosis of thyroid storm was confirmed once clinical and biochemical improvement was noted within 24-48 hours of the administration of antithyroidal medications.
Kobayashi, "Influence of antithyroidal therapy on asthma symptoms in the patients with both bronchial asthma and hyperthyroidism," Journal of Asthma, vol.
As a result of comprehensive research made in recent years, new thiourea compounds having antiarthiritic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antidiabetic, antithyroidal, fungicidal, bactericidal, insecticidal and pesticidal have been discovered (Rahman et al.