thyrotoxic heart disease


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thyrotoxic

 [thi´ro-tok″sik]
marked by the effects of presentation to the tissues of excessive quantities of the thyroid hormones.
thyrotoxic heart disease heart disease associated with hyperthyroidism, marked by atrial fibrillation, cardiac enlargement, and congestive heart failure. Called also thyrocardiac disease.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

thy·ro·tox·ic heart dis·ease

cardiac symptoms, signs, and physiologic impairment due to overactivity of the thyroid gland usually due to excessive sympathetic stimulation.
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thy·ro·tox·ic heart dis·ease

(thīrō-toksik hahrt di-zēz)
Cardiac symptoms, signs, and physiologic impairment due to overactivity of the thyroid gland usually due to excessive sympathetic stimulation.
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