thyroptosis

Downward dislocation of the thyroid gland. [thyro- + G. ptosis, a falling]

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thy·rop·to·sis (thi″rop-toґsis) (thi″ro-toґsis) [thyro- + -ptosis] downward displacement of the thyroid gland into the thorax.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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