hypothyroid

adjective
hy·​po·​thy·​roid | \ ˌhī-pō-ˈthī-ˌrȯid How to pronounce hypothyroid (audio) \

Definition of hypothyroid

: of, relating to, or affected with hypothyroidism

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Recent Examples on the Web Paloma Health, which launched last year, connects thyroid doctors with hypothyroid patients, charging $99 for at-home testing kits and $99 for video consultations. Anne Kadet, WSJ, "Health-Care Workers Have the Side-Job Bug," 21 Jan. 2020 Dr. David Aron, an endocrinologist at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, offered one explanation: Hypothyroid symptoms can be vague and nonspecific. Paula Span, New York Times, "Could Be the Thyroid; Could Be Ennui. Either Way, the Drug Isn’t Helping.," 21 Apr. 2017 On questionnaires inquiring about tiredness and other hypothyroid symptoms, on all the other pre- and post-tests, taking the drug brought no improvement. Paula Span, New York Times, "Could Be the Thyroid; Could Be Ennui. Either Way, the Drug Isn’t Helping.," 21 Apr. 2017

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1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Hypothyroid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypothyroid. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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hypothyroid

adjective
hy·​po·​thy·​roid | \ ˌhī-pō-ˈthī-ˌrȯid How to pronounce hypothyroid (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypothyroid

: of, relating to, or affected with hypothyroidism

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