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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An underactive thyroid gland.

Usage examples (37)
  • Specific TSH cutoffs, thyroid antibodies may estimate long-term hypothyroidism risk
  • However, some women develop long-term hypothyroidism and need lifelong thyroid hormone replacement therapy.
  • One type of thyroid dysfunction is the condition called hypothyroidism, also referred to as low thyroid or underactive thyroid.
  • When the thyroid is underactive -- know as hypothyroidism -- symptoms include fatigue, constipation, weight gain and depression. for more
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