thyrotoxic(redirected from thyrotoxicly)
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marked by the effects of presentation to the tissues of excessive quantities of the thyroid hormones.
1. pertaining to the effects of thyroid hormone excess.
2. describing a patient suffering from thyrotoxicosis.
thyrotoxicdenoting thyrotoxicosis, i.e. state induced by excess thyroid hormone production (see disease, Graves'; hyperthyroidism)
marked by toxic activity of the thyroid.
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.