antithyroid

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Related to Antithyroid agent: propylthiouracil, methimazole, Thiamazole, Tapazole

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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Both classes of antithyroid agents, Propylthiouracil and Carbimazole, can cause liver dysfunction, which is among the small number of their idiosyncratic toxic effects.