antithyroid

adjective

an·​ti·​thy·​roid ˌan-ti-ˈthī-ˌrȯid How to pronounce antithyroid (audio)
: able to counteract excessive thyroid activity
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Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of antithyroid was in 1895

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“Antithyroid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antithyroid. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

Medical Definition

antithyroid

adjective
an·​ti·​thy·​roid -ˈthī-ˌrȯid How to pronounce antithyroid (audio)
: able to counteract excessive thyroid activity
antithyroid drugs
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