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Hashimoto's disease


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An autoimmune disorder marked by goiter, chronic inflammation of the thyroid, and often hypothyroidism.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. autoimmune disorder of the thyroid gland; most common in middle-aged women


After Hakaru Hashimoto (1881-1934), Japanese physician.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)


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