antithyroid

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antithyroid

 [an″te-thi´roid]
suppressing or inhibiting thyroid activity.

an·ti·thy·roid

(an'tē-thī'royd),
Relating to an agent that suppresses thyroid function (for example, propylthiouracil).

antithyroid

/an·ti·thy·roid/ (-thi´roid) counteracting thyroid functioning, especially in its synthesis of thyroid hormones.

antithyroid

adjective Referring to an effect that counters thyroid activity.
 
noun An agent that counters thyroid activity.

antithyroid

suppressing thyroid activity.

antithyroid drugs
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When the effects of the principal active compound, quercetin was studied, almost similar effects on the thyroid functions were observed suggesting the possible involvement of quercetin in the mediation of the antithyroidal effects of the crude seed extract.
As TLC, UV spectra and HPLC analyses also revealed the presence of quercetin in the test sample, it is presumed that the antithyroidal role of A.