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hypothyroidism

hy·po·thy·roid·ism

hypothyroidism

 
pronunciation:
haI po thaI roI dih zm
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part of speech: noun
definition: a deficiency in thyroid activity and secretion, resulting, if unchecked, in goiter and loss of vigor in victims and in cretinism in fetuses borne by them.
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