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Medical Term:

thyrotoxicosis

Pronunciation: thi'ro-tok'si-ko'sis

Definition: The state produced by excessive quantities of endogenous or exogenous thyroid hormone.

[thyro- + G. toxikon, poison, + -osis, condition]

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