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.

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.

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.

thyrotoxic

marked by toxic activity of the thyroid.

thyrotoxic crisis
a fulminating increase in all the clinical signs of thyrotoxicosis.
thyrotoxic heart disease
heart disease associated with hyperthyroidism, marked by atrial fibrillation, cardiac enlargement and congestive heart failure. Most commonly seen in association with hyperthyroidism in aged cats. Called also thyrocardiac disease.
thyrotoxic storm
thyrotoxic crisis.