athyreosis

noun
athy·​re·​o·​sis | \ ˌā-ˌthī-rē-ˈō-səs How to pronounce athyreosis (audio) \
plural athyreoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce athyreoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of athyreosis

: an abnormal condition caused by absence or functional deficiency of the thyroid gland

Other Words from athyreosis

athyreotic \ -​ˈät-​ik How to pronounce athyreotic (audio) \ adjective

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“Athyreosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/athyreosis. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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