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Medical Term:

athyroidism

Pronunciation: ā-thī′royd-izm

Definition: Congenital absence of the thyroid gland or suppression or absence of its hormonal secretion.

See: hypothyroidism

Synonym(s): athyrea2, athyrosis

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