thy·ro·ther·a·py (thi″ro-therґə-pe) thyroid replacement therapy.

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  • thyroid replacement therapy — thyroxine replacement therapy treatment of hypothyroidism by administration of thyroxine, usually in the form of levothyroxine sodium. Called also thyroidotherapy and thyrotherapy …   Medical dictionary

  • thyroid —   a.,n. (denoting or pertaining to) large ductless gland of the neck, the hormone of which influences growth, etc.    ♦ thyroidism, n. deficient thyroid action.    ♦ thyrocale,   n. goitre.    ♦ thyrogenic, a. due to thyroid action.    ♦… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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