thyroptosis

thyroptosis

 [thi″rop-to´sis]
downward displacement of a goitrous thyroid into the thorax.
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thy·rop·to·sis

(thī'rop-tō'sis),
Downward dislocation of the thyroid gland.
[thyro- + G. ptōsis, a falling]
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thy·rop·to·sis

(thī'rop-tō'sis)
Downward dislocation of the thyroid gland.
[thyro- + G. ptōsis, a falling]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012