Definition of Thyroiditis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the thyroid gland.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor



Definition of Thyroiditis

1. Noun. (pathology) Inflammation of the thyroid gland. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Thyroiditis

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Medical Definition of Thyroiditis

1. Disease of the thyroid, especially Hashimoto's disease, in which autoimmune destruction of the thyroid takes place. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thyroiditis

thyroid suppression test
thyroid therapy
thyroid toxicosis
thyroid vein
thyroid veins
thyroidal
thyroidal articular surface of cricoid
thyroidally
thyroidea
thyroidea accessoria
thyroideal
thyroidectomies
thyroidectomy
thyroidism
thyroiditis (current term)
thyroiditises
thyroidology
thyroidotomy
thyroids
thyrointoxication
thyrolaryngeal
thyroliberin
thyroliberin pyroglutamylpeptidase
thyrolingual
thyrolingual cyst
thyrolingual duct
thyrolytic
thyromegaly
thyronine

Literary usage of Thyroiditis

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1. Thyroid and Thymus by André Crotti (1918)
"In his judgment the non-purulent thyroiditis is a disease sui generis, sharply defined ... We call thyroiditis an inflammation of a normal thyroid gland, ..."

2. Thyroid and Thymus by André Crotti (1922)
"In his judgment the non-purulent thyroiditis is a disease sui generis, sharply defined ... We call thyroiditis an inflammation of a normal thyroid gland and ..."

3. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders, John Herr Musser (1917)
"thyroiditis is seldom primary in origin. It may be causal by traumatism, but usually it is secondary to one of the infectious disease*, ..."

4. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders (1911)
"thyroiditis. Pathology.—The gland is swollen, boggy, and the seat of abscess; the numerous blood-vessels are engorged; and hemorrhages, thrombi, ..."

5. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders (1897)
"thyroiditis. Pathology.—The gland is swollen, boggy, and the seat either of » single large or of multiple small abscesses; the numerous large bloodvessels ..."

6. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1909)
"ACUTE thyroiditis. Rarely primary, it is almost always a complication of one of ... Basedow's disease has followed the acute thyroiditis of typhoid fever. ..."

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